The Corner School - Learning Support Assistant
The Corner School
£16,593 including Holiday allowance £2,735 per annum based on term-time working
Monday – Friday (8.30am – 4.30pm)
The Corner School – Unlocking the Potential of Children with SEMH needs.
Unlocking Potential is a charity that works within communities to transform the life chances of children and young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are developing programmes which have a sustainable impact on the community, and which will develop to support other communities in the future.
One of our programmes is The Corner School, which is an independent school for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs. Our provision is unique with both teachers and therapists working alongside one another. Our aim is to provide a high-quality education in a nurturing environment and equip the children with the life skills they need. Our curriculum is designed around the individual needs of each of our learners and children work on educational and social skill targets. We are heavily resourced with expertise and resources that both staff and learners use.
The role involves supporting the class teacher with a small group of children aged 5-11 years in delivering quality education.
• Planning and implementing opportunities for SMSC and delivering individual and small group activities.
• Implementing the schools behaviour policy in a calm and controlled manner.
• Adding value to our education team and supporting colleagues.
We are looking for an outstanding primary practitioner, who understand and can deliver high standards of support for our learners and can inspire and motivate children to achieve their best.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a school at no higher than KS3
• Excellent numeracy and literacy skills, with minimum GCSE Maths & English A*-C/4 or above
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent behaviour management skills
• Proven experience of working with primary age children
• An ability to work as part of a team
• Commitment to helping every child reach their potential
• Positive and flexible approach
• Willingness to develop themselves and learn further
• An understanding of SEMH needs, preferably with relevant work experience
Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.