Senior Learning Support Assistant, Sheiling School Thornbury, Bristol

Senior Learning Support Assistant 

Following an internal promotion, Sheiling School Thornbury has an opening for a full time, enthusiastic and committed Senior Learning Support Assistant (SLSA) due to the growth and development of the school.

If you want to join our excellent team and have a passion for supporting children with special needs and if you can be creative and inventive in helping children to learn and reach their full potential, we would like to hear from you.

NVQ or equivalent relevant qualification essential
Mainstream and Waldorf qualifications both considered
Experience of working with pupils with SEN and challenging behaviour essential

Salary £18,507.16 to £20,075.57 PA
37.5 hours a week, Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4.30pm
6.6 weeks paid holiday which include bank holidays,
39.4 weeks worked

Start Date:  ASAP
Closing date: 30th September 2021

The Sheiling School in Thornbury, South Glos is a residential Camphill (Rudolf Steiner) School for children with learning difficulties aged 6 to 19 and is part of Thornleigh Camphill Communities. Our beautiful grounds on the edge of the town encompass several residential houses for children and adults, a school building, indoor and outdoor craft workshops and a swimming pool. Adjacent is our farm, which provides organic produce for the community.

For an application form and job description please contact HR:

All internal applicants will be required to complete a new application form for this role.

The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references from previous employers and a DBS check at an Enhanced level, including the Barred lists.