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Posted by: | Posted on: May 28, 2016

Career opportunity

Learning Support Worker


An opportunity has arisen to gain a place in the team as a Learning Support Worker at Bettws Lifehouse, an Independent Special School for children with EBD, ASD and MLD. The post is a FULL TIME contract initially, starting September 2016, and salaried per annum according to experience (£16 to £19.5K per annum)


The successful applicant will be an exceptionally skilled team player, with significant experience of working with Special Needs pupils. We are particularly looking for someone with experience in organising  & delivering catch-up literacy, including phonological support programmes.  The ability to work independently, think on your feet and immerse yourself in the needs of the children will be paramount.  We promote a child-centred approach in a nurture setting and a sound knowledge of attachment theory and nurture group philosophy would be advantageous. Opportunity for professional development will be actively encouraged.


This is a position for someone who is looking to become a valued member of a strong, skilled staff team, and who wants to play a key role within that.


Applications are invited in writing accompanied by a full CV to include references by 9am Friday 17th June.  Interviews will take place between Wednesday 22nd and Tuesday 28th June.


Interested candidates are welcome to visit The Lifehouse if available on Monday 13th or Wednesday 15th June from 4pm to 5pm.


Bettws Lifehouse, Bettws Cedewain, Newtown, Powys SY16 3DS