Vacancy: Learning Support Assistant (full time, term time only – 37 hours per week)

  • Band/Grade: C £18,426 (pro rota)
  • Required as soon as possible
  • Initial Contract: Temporary
  • Subject to a six month probationary period
  • Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 7th October 2019
  • Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 10th or Friday 11th October 2019

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated individual and outstanding practitioner to support the Inclusion Faculty by leading small groups and support individual students at both KS3 and KS4, they will join a committed team of staff to further improve learning, teaching and student outcomes

Have you:-

  • A genuine passion for raising standards and improving the life chances of all students.
  • A desire to develop your practice and contribute to the ethos and outcomes of a successful Faculty.
  • A working knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment to support student progress.

The Academy is seeking to develop and extend its Learning Support Assistants Team to support the attainment of students. Some understanding or experience of working with vulnerable youngsters and those with learning or behaviour difficulties would be helpful but is not essential as training will be given.

The role will involve working under the direct supervision of the Inclusion Leader and working closely with subject teachers, to help raise attainment, self-esteem and motivation.

The successful candidates should have GCSE Maths and Science grade C or above, good use of functional ICT, excellent communication skills and be confident to liaise with a team of professionals to support student learning.

Wingfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The post will require a DBS Disclosure check and references will be taken up prior to interview.

Informal discussions about the role and a visit to the Academy are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA; Amanda Cook on 01709 513002 or use the contact form to make an appointment. A link to full job description, person specification and application form can be found below.

  • Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 7th October 2019
  • Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 10th or Friday 11th October 2019

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