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Learning Support Assistant - Woodfield School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

An opportunity to join the Woodfield team has arisen for dedicated and motivated individuals with a passion for supporting young people with special educational needs.  Woodfield provides specialist SEMH education across Coventry between early years to the end of KS4.  Woodfield currently comprises a Primary and Secondary provision on split sites.  You would be joining the school at a very exciting time as the school looks forward to joining Sidney Stringer MAT and moving to one site provision on the Woodlands School site in September 2023.  At this point the school will be one of the biggest providers of SEMH provision in the country, with the goal to the very best provision in the country and recognised as such nationally.

You will be part of a motivated and supportive learning support team who work closely with individual teachers and pupils to provide targeted personalised support . You will be expected to support our highly successful pastoral team in addition to classroom based work. The successful candidate needs to be flexible, versatile, nurturing and able to work effectively with whole classes and 1:1.

An understanding of the ‘Thrive’ approach which underpins all of our work is beneficial along an empathetic nature and a desire to understand what drives and triggers certain behaviours.

You will be expected to work independently with small groups and plan and prepare for this. You will need to have patience as well as good behaviour management skills, or the ability to develop them. You will also need a passion for working with young people and supporting those with barriers to their learning.  All of the young people we serve have EHCPs with the majority of primary needs revolving around SEMH, a large percentage of our cohort have diagnosis of ASD and ADHD.

Please find below an application pack to download.  Completed applications should be returned direct to the school at rkershaw@woodfield.coventry.sch.uk

Work pattern: Permanent, 35 hours per week, term time only

Closing date: Friday 17th September 12pm

Interview date: TBC

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Coventry City Council

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