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  • Hours: Part time
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  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 04 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Learning Support Assistant - Milford Haven School

Learning Support Assistant - Milford Haven School

Pembrokeshire County Council
Job Description

Grade 3 - £22,737 for 29 hours per week for 45.8 weeks per annum equating to £15,653.95 pro rata.

Working under the direction of the classroom teacher or senior staff, you will provide support for pupils. This will take the form of assisting the Class Teacher through participation in class/ group/ individual lessons. You will also be expected to assist in the preparation of materials and displays, clear away resources as required, and contribute to the delivery of individual learning plans under the direction of the Class Teacher.

You will need to attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters. You will also be required to supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning, including those with special education needs. You will be required to encourage pupils to interact with others in activities and also encourage them to act independently and behave in an appropriate way.

A good standard of education, an understanding of children/ young people's needs and rights, together with excellent communication skills are all essential for this role.

We are delighted to share the positive statements from our Estyn inspection. Estyn stated that "The school has refined and strengthened its wellbeing provision and this has had a positive impact on behaviour, attitudes to learning and attendance. This in turn has reinforced the schools high expectations of behaviour and attendance."

We work hard to help grow caring, thoughtful and passionate pupils who are proud of themselves and the community they live in. We are so very pleased that ESTYN recognised this in their report, commenting specifically on, "The sense of a close and supportive community and team ethos are strong aspects of life at Milford Haven School," this is all thanks to the incredible hard work of our pupils, staff and wider school family.

You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) for this post.

Employment Checks

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

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Applicants should ensure they have the right to work in the UK before applying for a vacancy.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk.
  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2023.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are not necessary. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.