Learning Support Assistant (Fixed Term)

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Learning Support Assistant (Fixed Term)

Ashton Park School
Bristol, Bristol
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
£20,303.00 - £21,005.00 Actual
Start Date
1st September 2024
12th June 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Job ID: 1426166

About this Role
32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 15:30)
Term time, 38 weeks per year plus 5 INSET days
Start date: 1st September 2024
Fixed term until 31st August 2025

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of students? We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our dynamic team. In this pivotal role, you will provide individualised and group support to students, with a special focus on those with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Your efforts will be key to helping students achieve the goals outlined in their Education and Health Care Plans (EHCPs), ensuring they blossom in all aspects of their development.

At Ashton Park School, we are more than just an educational institution; we are a community committed to nurturing and empowering every student. Our mission is to create a supportive environment where every child can reach their full potential and thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

What Ashton Park School can offer:

• A highly collaborative department of specialists

• Committed and supportive staff body with a real sense of community

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Ashton Park Fitness Centre offers

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Free eye tests

• Access to staff sports and competitions

• Local Government Pension Scheme

• Training and professional development opportunities

• Internal job market and great opportunities for progression

• Family friendly policies

• Free parking

• Staff social events

About Ashton Park Secondary School

This is an exciting time to join Ashton Park School & sixth form as we embed our vision for our school to be ‘Valued in our community for our passion for learning and a commitment to excellence within a caring atmosphere built on mutual respect, and celebration of success’. In a recent Ofsted inspection we were graded ‘Good’ in all areas.

''The new school leadership team has been mindful of staff workload and well-being when introducing rapid change’’ Ofsted Lead Inspector

We are looking for applicants who are passionate about students’ learning and who have an unequivocal commitment to excellence in all they do. The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to deliver high quality student support. The successful candidate will be committed to the personal development of our students.

Being part of the professional learning community at Excalibur Academies Trust will provide the post holder with outstanding opportunities to progress and contribute to the continuing development of both school and trust.

Ashton Park is an inclusive and oversubscribed school, with over 1200 students, set in the beautiful grounds of the Ashton Court Estate in Bristol. We have many strengths including a committed team of

staff who are enthusiastic and passionate about their work and supporting the young people in our care. There is a hugely impressive range of opportunities on offer for our student body. We are a very happy school community.

We truly believe Ashton Park has the potential to develop into a beacon of academic excellence over the next few years. If you are prepared for the challenge of playing a significant role in helping us achieve this and have a core belief that all students, no matter what their background or prior attainment can achieve, then we would welcome an application from you.

We wish you the very best of luck with your application and hope to meet you soon!

Please be aware that we will review applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close this posting once suitable candidates have been found. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible in order to be considered.


Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.
Ashton Park School

Ashton Park School

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