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Senior Learning Support Assistant - Stokelake Park Secondary School

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS07920
  • Closing date: 27 June 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Part Time

The opportunity

Stocklake Park Seconary Special School are looking for a Senior Learning Support Assistant on a Permanent contract.

Monday to Friday 37 hours per week

Term time only (39 weeks per year including INSET days)

Bucks Pay Range 2, Actual salary range £15,861 - £17,816 (approx.)

About us


 Part of the Vale Federation of Schools, Booker Park School is primary special school which caters for children from Nursery to Y6 who have a wide range of special educational needs. 

The role has arisen due to our rising student numbers and their complex needs.

Safeguarding Statement

The Vale Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children which will be reflected throughout recruitment.  All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, satisfactory references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check and online health check.

About the role

This rewarding, and sometimes challenging role, will include supporting students to access and engage with teacher-led curriculum/learning activities, whilst encouraging interaction with others and promoting self-esteem.  You will be assisting with the implementation of individual education and behaviour plans and personal care programmes, attending to students personal hygiene needs where necessary.  The Senior Learning Support Assistant will assist the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources and be required to lead the whole class during the teacher’s non-contact (PPA) time and also during short-term absence of the teacher.  Comprehensive training is provided as appropriate to the role and continued professional development of our staff is encouraged.

About you

In order to carry out this role you will enjoy working with students who have special educational needs, have an appreciation of the positive attitudes required to encourage independence in our students together with high expectations and respect towards students, common sense, warmth and a sense of humour.  You will also be enthusiastic and caring, resilient, healthy and committed to working as part of a team. Flexibility and a commitment to training is expected.

Other Information

If you are trustworthy and reliable and are looking for a varied and rewarding role, please contact Sue Haywood, HR & Office Manager on 01296 427221.  Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. For further information on our recruitment process please visit our website athttps://www.thevalefederation.com/careers/recruitment-process/

Completed applications should be emailed to: recruitment@thevalefederation.com  

Closing date & interview

12 noon, Wednesday 27th June 2018.  Any applications received after this time may be rejected. CVs alone will not be accepted. 

Interview date: Monday 2nd July 2018. If you have not been contacted by the interview date, you must assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. 

School address and website

School Address: Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1DP

Office Tel: 01296 427221           

Email: recruitment@thevalefederation.com             

Website:  www.thevalefederation.com

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