We are looking for a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant at Greenfield E-ACT Academy to support one of our pupils with complex emotional, behavioural and social communication difficulties. The role will commence in the new academic year on 01/09/2020.
Salary: Scale Point 5, FTE £19,312 (Actual Salary £14,852.64)
Contract: Fixed term (tied to pupil) Term Time only plus x5 inset days (45.66 weeks per year)
Start Date: 01/09/2020
Location: Greenfield E-ACT Academy
Hours: 32.5 hours per week (08:30-15:30 Monday to Friday)
Purpose of Job
Greenfield E-ACT Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring 1:1 teaching assistant who would like to join our dedicated team and contribute to ensuring our school continues to flourish. We are looking for a candidate with outstanding interpersonal skills, and with clear experience of working with pupils that have SEND needs as you will be supporting a child with complex emotional, behavioural and social communication difficulties.
The successful candidate will need to promote the student's self esteem and independence, as well as promoting the ethos of the school and you will work closely with the class teacher, children and parents to ensure that the children's' needs are met within the school environment so that they can make progress with their learning.
Experience of supporting children with emotional and behavioral difficulties is desirable, as is the ability to liaise with all relevant agencies (training will be provided as appropriate).
This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the teaching staff in the school and staff from other schools that make up the E-ACT Trust. We are passionate and committed to ensuring that our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, with high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across our schools. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.
The successful candidate will:
- Have a good knowledge of how young children learn and develop.
- Be able to work with external agencies to implement suggested strategies.
- Have clear experience of working with SEND including pupils with SEMH needs
- Be proactive in delivering small group intervention to support social/emotional development.
- Have a clear understanding of how to develop and contribute towards outstanding provision across the academy.
- Have good interpersonal skills based on effective communication.
- Have the ability to form good working relationships with parents/carers.
- Have a clear emotional well-being philosophy
- Have a passion to ensure every child succeeds and reaches their full potential.
- Be hardworking, open minded and flexible in character.
We can offer you:
- An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families
- A committed, hardworking and supportive team
- 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school
- Well-resourced classrooms; A group of children with a passion for learning
What we value : Our values are our anchor point and underpin all we do.
THINKING BIG: For themselves and for the world around them by thinking beyond the four walls of their academy, and having the belief that anything they aspire to achieve is possible through hard work.
DOING THE RIGHT THING: In all that they do by carefully thinking through their decisions, even when it means doing something that’s hard or takes a lot of time.
SHOWING TEAM SPIRIT: By supporting one another, and knowing that by working together great things can be achieved.
If you feel you would thrive within this role, then we would love to hear from you; we hope the further particulars will give you a clear picture of the journey we are on and encourage you to apply for this key post at a very exciting stage in the school’s development.
The closing date for applications is: Sunday 19th July 2020 at 5PM.
The interview date is to be confirmed.
For further details on the post and how to apply, you will need to click on the 'Apply Now' button to be re-directed to our main advert and then submit your application online through Job Train.
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community .
All E-ACT academies, the Ambassadors and Headteachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.