Learning Support Assistant (North Petherton, Somerset)

Location: Phoenix Academy, North Petherton, Somerset
Salary: £15,000 – £18,000 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week
Contract: Term Time (38 weeks of the year plus 6 days)

As Phoenix Education is expanding, we are looking for resilient, experienced LSA’s to join our dynamic team at Phoenix Academy in North Petherton, Somerset.

The Phoenix Academy based in Somerset and provides a unique and specialist educational resource for students with Special Educational Needs of various types, but particularly those with Social emotional and mental health difficulties. We have high expectations of our students and celebrate their ongoing successes through positive reward. The main emphasis is on nurturing the individual student and providing bespoke education to meet their individual needs.

We believe that all children & young people should be provided with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential; through building resilience, self-regulation and trusting relationships, we support our students to flourish; this promotes improved outcomes, attainment and self-esteem.

Through honesty, empathy, aspiration, respect and teamwork, we strive to promote a culture where ideas can blossom, every individual can flourish and outcomes for all can be met.

The Role:

If you’re the sort of person who’s resourceful, flexible and enjoys working in a team and doesn’t hesitate to do that little bit extra, then you could make a real difference to our students with learning difficulties/disabilities. Whilst previous experience in Specialist Education is desirable it’s more about having a positive outlook and a good sense of humour.

Do you have experience of working with pupils with challenging behaviour? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Are you, child focused, resilient, self – motivated, innovative and skilled at engaging disaffected student?

Benefits:

Working as part of Phoenix Learning and Care entitles you to the following benefits:
• Employee Pension Scheme
• Retail/High-street Shopping Vouchers
• Fully Paid Holiday allowance
• Employee Assistance Scheme
• Fully paid classroom based induction with extensive ongoing training programs
• Aid in obtaining extra qualifications and upskilling
• Internal progression

How to Apply:

For more information or to request a site visit please call our Recruitment Team on 01271 379006 or email jobs@plcl.org.uk. To apply please download our application form and submit via email.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

 

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