Learning Support Assistant

Subject specialisms welcome in English, Science, Art and Maths but not essential. 


High Close is a successful special school catering for pupils with a complex range of needs including ASD, SEMH and ADHD. We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and suitably qualified individuals to provide support to the growing number of young people in our thriving School. 

This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to become part of a highly skilled team and to work with a range of other professionals. Subject specialisms welcome in English, Science, Art and Maths but not essential. 

We are looking for people who are able to use initiative and work independently, be firm but fair and build strong relationships with children who have a complex range of special needs. A bright and resilient personality and a resourceful approach to working with difficult young people are essential. Candidates need a calm disposition, willingness to listen and the ability to be assertive when the situation demands it.

In this post, we are looking for enthusiasm, high expectations of learning and behaviour and a belief in the capacity of every child to achieve. 

So, are you:

  • Creative in the ways you engage with young people
  • Calm and patient at all times
  • Able to build positive relationships at all levels
  • Wanting to make a difference to the lives of young people 

If so you could be the person we are looking for. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the staff team at High Close School in Wokingham, Berkshire. 

Please visit Barnardo’s website https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk searching job vacancy 5215 to apply.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described. 

High Close School

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High Close School
Wiltshire Road
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG40 1TT

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