DSP Learning Support Assistants – 5 posts
Band 5 (SCP 4-6)
5 days (37 hours) per week, TTO + 5 days 
Actual salary: £15,717 to £16,717

These are exciting and challenging roles within our Designated Specialist Provision and the successful applicants will have enthusiasm, patience, a sense of humour and an ability to relate positively to young people; all of whom will have complex learning needs.

You may be required to prepare and lead small group sessions covering a range of subject areas or work individually with pupils as well as offer general support in mainstream lessons. You will be required to liaise with faculties around school, working with them to differentiate resources and also to assist with tracking progress of pupils in the DSP. You will also be required to assist DSP Teachers in Annual Review preparations and support DSP pupils in extra-curricular activities. It is vital that you have an outstanding attendance and time-keeping record, as well as a good standard of literacy and numeracy.

We are an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school has outstanding facilities and a state of the art learning environment and we are extremely popular and oversubscribed. The school is within easy reach of Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield.

We are an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school that is extremely popular and oversubscribed.  We moved into our new school building in September 2008 and have outstanding facilities and a state of the art learning environment.

We are proud of our comprehensive school principles and our daily work is centred on four key values; summarised as together we can make a difference; resilient to change; ambitious to excel and caring for the lives of individuals. We are a school with great aspirations; proud of our history and heritage, yet always looking to the future – celebrating student well-being, high academic standards and achievement for all. Success at school is the result of students, parents/carers and teachers working together.