Learning Support Assistants Required for September 2019
If you really want to make a difference, then we need YOU!
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing new school. Civitas Academy opened in 2015 and in September 2019 we will have children in classes up to Year 4. We have amazing facilities, a good team ethos and all within a 5 minute walk from the centre of Reading.
Civitas Academy is part of the REAch2 family of Schools in Reading. We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative Learning Support Assistants to join our collaborative and growing Academy team.
• Learning Support Assistants with high expectations of all pupils, who can engage and inspire the learning behaviours that will support all in achieving their best.
We can offer you:
• A leadership team dedicated to helping you develop an outstanding career and balanced life.
• Exciting opportunities to progress. We are keen to work with graduates with an interest in becoming a teacher.
• An excellent CPD training programme.
• Appreciative, well-behaved and enthusiastic pupils.
• Enthusiastic and proactive parents.
• The chance to bring your own strengths to the school and make a difference.
Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation currently supporting over 55 primary academies across England, including 3 in Reading. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.
We would ONLY like to hear from great Learning Support Assistants with a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of the children they support. Give us a call if you're interested - it really is as exciting as it sounds!
Full-time (part-time may be considered) • Initially temporary with opportunities to convert to permanent• Job start: September 2019
The position is for 35 hours per week, term time only and inclusive of 5 Inset Days and paid pro rata depending on experience and qualifications (NJC4-5: £9.55- £9.74 per hour).
Visits to our school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged at your convenience – you need to meet our brilliant children! If you wish to discuss the roles further, then please contact the Head of School, Mark Wieder.
The final date for applications is Monday 17th June at 9am and interviews will follow shortly afterwards for shortlisted candidates.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Application forms and further details are available via email or alternatively please telephone to speak to the Head of School, Mark Wieder.
Civitas Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.