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Learning Assistant

School
Southgate Primary School
Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary
Associate 2, Point 1-16
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
Expires
6th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1402390
Job Reference
SOULA0324
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1402390

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Learning Assistant at Southgate Primary School in Crawley.

Your opportunity

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.

Southgate Primary School is a good school situated in the heart of the Crawley community. You will join a genuinely caring and supportive team who want every child to succeed. Our pupils are given opportunities and experiences which opens their eyes to the possibilities ahead of them and are provided with the skills and knowledge to help them reach their full potential.

About Southgate Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Southgate Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Greenway Junior School, Salfords Primary School, Lime Tree Primary School, Merstham Primary School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

What we're looking for:

  • 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

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

The Details

Hours: 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.15am-3.45pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Wed 8.15am-5.00pm

Term Time: 39 weeks per year (including INSET days).

Salary: GLF Associate 2, point 1. FTE £21,544 -£23,582

Actual Salary: £18,662.89 - £20,428.34

Start Date: As soon as possible

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Safeguarding Statement:

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 the 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.

Southgate Primary School

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