Learning Support Assistant

SGS The Pegasus School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Academy Trust and SGS Pegasus School have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to become part of the SGS Pegasus team.

Post Number: SGSP12

Salary Range: £19,578 to £22,095 pro rata per annum

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31st August 2022

Hours: Up to 37 hours per week and 39 working weeks per year

SGS Pegasus School provides a genuinely innovative school for children and young people with autism, located in our state of the art school in Patchway, South Gloucestershire. We at SGS Pegasus look beyond autism in order to create and individual academic, social, emotional and physical learning experience to ensure each of our children realises their potential. We aim to develop the whole child by creating a bespoke learning experience that celebrates our talents and successes.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Pegasus School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

For more information, please visit https://academytrust.sgscol.ac.uk/

SGS Academy Trust and SGS Pegasus School have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to become part of the SGS Pegasus team.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Working alongside Class Teachers and/or HLTAs in leading learning and interaction activities to individuals or groups of pupils
  • To lead pupils individually or as a group with lively, rich and enthusiastic lesson delivery
  • Provide Teachers with appropriate feedback on pupil achievement, progress and development
  • Actively contribute to the SGS Pegasus School Development Plan

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive experience and awareness of working with autism and/or SEMH
  • Qualifications and experience related to Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Understanding and awareness of needs and concerns of families of pupils with SEN
  • Experience of and commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils

Why choose SGS Pegasus?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

Closing Date: Sunday 6th June 2021                         

Expected Interview Date: w/c 14th June 2021

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


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Date Posted: 13/05/2021

Deadline for applications: 06/06/2021

Location: SGS Pegasus School, Hempton Lane, Patchway. BS32 4AJ

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