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LSA/Pastoral Support Worker - Bedgrove Junior School

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS06879
  • Closing date: 23 February 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

LSA/Pastoral Support Worker Job Description

Bucks Pay Range 2 10 - 15

Full time – hours 8.30am – 3.30pm (half hour lunch)

Required for April 2018.

About us

Bedgrove Junior School is a large four-form entry Junior School. We received a Good judgement from OFSTED in June 2015 and we are very much now on our journey to Outstanding.  We work closely with our feeder Infant School and also liaise with other schools in the county. 

We are a forward-looking school, seeking all the time to improve progress. We offer excellent in school CPD support and NQT mentor programs and have close links with the Ashmead teacher training programme. We understand in education there will always be change as we endeavour to strive for excellence in all things, but the overall aims of the school and the development of the people in it remain constant.

We work closely within our year group teams, including joint planning time and have lots of opportunities to learn and develop from other staff in the school.

Please visit our website: http://www.bedgrovejunior.bucks.sch.uk 

About the role

Do you enjoy working in a school environment or relish the opportunity to do so?

Are you able to provide support for our pupils and their families?

Do you have experience of supporting pupils with their learning in a classroom environment?

Do you have a good understanding of safeguarding and early intervention support for pupils?

Do you enjoy making a difference to children and their families?

If so, then this job could be for you.

We are looking to appoint a Pastoral Support Worker to work alongside our Child & Family Support Worker to help provide effective early help intervention support for our pupils and their families. The candidate will have a good understanding of how to effectively support children with a range of needs and issues that can easily impact on their time in school. The post holder will be confident when speaking with parents and outside agencies to ensure the best outcomes for our pupils. Previous experience of working with pupils under the safeguarding umbrella is not essential but desirable.

This is a great opportunity to make a striking impact at Bedgrove Junior School and provide effective support for our pupils and their families as we move forward in our journey towards achieving outstanding.

About you

The post holder should have an understanding of how to support pupils both within and outside of the classroom, understand how to provide nurture support or behavioural support and provide early intervention support for pupils and their families. 

In return we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme along with great opportunities for continuous professional development. You will have an opportunity to work with other dynamic, energetic, hardworking and forward looking professionals.

Other Information

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and recommended

Address: Bedgrove Junior School, Ingram Avenue, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 9DN

Please contact the school office for further details and an application form.

Telephone: 01296 487973

Email: office@bedgrovejunior.bucks.sch.uk

Closing date:  Friday 23rd February

Interview Date:  Thursday 1st March

Bedgrove Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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