Job Title: 1:1 Learning Support Assistant
Salary: £15,500 per annum
Location: Crookhey Hall School, Cockerham, Lancaster
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week / Monday to Friday 8.30 to 4.00
Contract: Fixed Term
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
We’re looking for a 1:1 Learning support assistant to join our team at Crookhey Hall School based in Cockerham, Nr Lancaster. Someone who is motivated by helping others, patient and resilient would be perfect for this role.
About the School
Crookhey Hall School is a Social. Emotional & Mental Health (SEBD) School which caters for boys and girls aged 10 - 17 years of age. We provide young people with an educational experience that will not only extend their academic and vocational social skills and abilities, but will also promote personal growth and help to build self-esteem. In this way it is hoped that each individual will aspire to achieve their full potential, eventually leaving school with the determination to make a positive contribution to society in the years to come.
Crookhey Hall School has a 15 acre setting in countryside south of Cockerham, Nr Lancaster. Due to the location, it would be beneficial for candidates to have a driving licence.
About the Group
We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Care and Education provide Education and Care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.
About the role
Do you want a rewarding Career? To make a positive difference to young people and their lives? Are you patient, empathetic, resilient and supportive? If you have answered yes - we want you!
Crookhey Hall has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join the supportive team.
You will work under the reasonable direction of the Senior Leadership Team and carry out the duties of a Support Worker as set out in the current school policies. Upholding the professional code of conduct is essential. You will support an individual pupil in accordance with the ethos, organisation and policies of the school as a fully committed member of the learning support team and as detailed in the specific duties and core standards in the job description.
Why work for us?
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
- Be part of a supportive and dedicated team.
- Continuous professional development and training.
- Internal Promotion.
- Staff meals
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – The ability to speak to a councillor for support regarding your mental health.
- Employee Rewards Hub – An app which offers high-street discounts, hints and tips.
Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.