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Learning Support Assistant

  • Employer: Birkdale High School
  • Reference: 05784
  • Published: Mon 18/03/2024, 9:19 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 19/04/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: SCP 3 - 4 (£20,012 - £21,189) pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Birkdale High School, Merseyside

HOURS:                  36 hours a week (term time only)

SALARY:                SCP 3 - 4 (£20,012 - £21,189) pro rata

CONTRACT:           Permanent

CLOSING DATE:     Friday 22 March 2024

INTERVIEWS:         Week Commencing Monday 25 March 2025

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Birkdale High School is part of the Southport Learning Trust, which currently includes Greenbank High School, Stanley High School, Maghull High School, Meols Cop High School, Bedford Primary School and Kew Woods Primary School. 

Birkdale High School is a popular and successful all-boys’ 11-16 comprehensive Academy with an excellent reputation, outstanding pastoral care and consistently above national average academic results. 

The Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed person to join our SEND department.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and inclusive school and make a genuine and significant difference to the lives of children.  The successful candidate will work within the SEND department supporting individual pupils including those on the autistic spectrum or with complex social and emotional needs.

The successful candidate is required to start as soon as possible.  The appointment permanent.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from www.birkdalehigh.co.uk or obtained from Ms Karen Anslow at the school.  Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@birkdalehigh.co.uk by 12.00 noon on Friday 22 March 2024.   Other forms of curriculum vitae are not acceptable in place of a completed application form.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place later in the same week.

 

Southport Learning Trust is required under law and guidance to check the criminal background of all employees. Decisions to appoint will be subject to consideration of an enhanced disclosure, including a Barred List check, from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 & 2020).

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website, which can be accessed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Southport Learning Trust is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which Southport Learning Trust might want to explore with you at interview. A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website.

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  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Welcome Pack
  • Employer: Birkdale High School
  • Reference: 05784
  • Published: Mon 18/03/2024, 9:19 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 19/04/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: SCP 3 - 4 (£20,012 - £21,189) pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Birkdale High School, Merseyside

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