An exciting opportunity has become available for a Learning Assistant at Greenway Academy in Horsham.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring Learning Assistant to play a key role in supporting the class teacher and the SENCo in the teaching and welfare of our children. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with strong experience and interest in SEND.
You will join our friendly school located in pleasant surroundings in Horsham.
About Greenway Academy
Greenway Academy is a four-form entry Junior School in Horsham, where the whole school community is committed to lifelong learning for all. Children at Greenway enjoy actively learning with a vibrant cross curricular approach. Our core values of integrity, courage, aspiration, compassion and respect ensure our pupils become active, positive and resilient young people.
Greenway joined GLF Schools in September 2022 and we are already benefitting from sharing excellent resources, CPD and best practice with other GLF schools.
What we're looking for
- Ideally an aspiring or qualified HLTA
- A colleague with experience in supporting children with SEND
- Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children
- The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning
- A collaborative professional with the ability to contribute to provision planning
- An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness
- A positive, open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
- A member of the team who can build strong relationships with the many stakeholders in a school
Why work at Greenway
At Greenway you will:
- Join a team committed to supporting the school and its children
- Work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links
- Have a supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
- Receive recognition of previous school continuous service (where appropriate)
- Receive excellent CPD opportunities
- Have the opportunity to work in an expanding and developing Educational Trust, GLF
Join Our Community
GLF Schools operates 42 primary and secondary schools in 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England. This year we are celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi-Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils.
Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within our schools. We believe that every child can achieve the highest academic standards with a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity and serves the needs of their local community; we are committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.
Our Employment Offer
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish:
- Access to our highly competitive pension scheme (LGPS)
- Flexible working options
- Generous holiday allowance
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Employee wellbeing initiatives
- Career pathways and talent management
- Access to a staff benefits portal
- Community and collaboration working model
Hours: 33.5 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm
, Wednesday 8.30am - 4.30pm, (part time hours will also be considered).
Term Time: 39 weeks per year (including INSET days).
Salary: GLF Associate 2, point 1. FTE £18,000. Actual Salary, £14,410
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 7 October 2022
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place