We are looking for 2x LSA to work 5 days a week here at Pegasus School.
Closing Date: 30 October 2023
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.
SGS Pegasus serves a vibrant multi-cultural in-take and celebrates diversity. Pegasus’ leadership and staff are passionate about the development of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and want this to be reflected throughout the Academy including representation within the staff body. A proportion of student are from different minority groups and disadvantaged backgrounds. Students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a positive and supportive learning environment.
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 www.academytrust.sgscol.ac.uk
SGS Academy Trust and SGS Pegasus School have exciting opportunities for Teaching Assistants to join the team.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
As a Learning Support Assistant your role will involve you assisting with general support throughout the school. You will be taking on 1:1 sessions and small groups, as well as supporting whole classes. In general, you will be supporting SEN pupils through the academic, social and emotional elements of school life.
You will be expected to promote and secure high standards of teaching and learning, whilst supporting pupil achievement and progression
You will need to actively contribute to SGS Pegasus School vision, aims and objectives.
Beneficial Skills & Qualifications
- SEN related qualification/s desirable
- Competent in Maths, English and use of ICT
- Calm and supportive when a student is dysregulated and able to quickly resolve any anxieties
- Embraces restorative practices when dealing with behaviour management and student learn to repair situations or relationships eventually leading the conversations themselves
- Have a comprehensive CPD schedule/ log that shows development and willing to grow within your role
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.
If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.
- Closing Date: 30 October 2023, applications in after this time will not be considered.
- Expected Interview Date: Monday 6 November 2023.
- Expected start date: 4 December 2023
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.Apply Now