We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Learning Support Assistant to join our supportive and talented team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This position is Fixed Term until 31 August 2020, 32.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only + 5 Inset Days.
What we are looking for:
To be successful in the post, we are looking for someone who has proven experience of working with students and young people and with a passion and drive to maximise the life opportunities for our most vulnerable learners.
Your duties will specifically include:
Providing high quality in-class support
- Assessing and effectively track progress within these interventions.
- Working collaboratively with teachers and the SENCo to ensure effective identification, support and progress for all students.
- Key worker for specific students, building strong links between parents and teachers.
- Promoting high standards of behaviour, engagement and progress.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
- Dedicated Training and Development programmes
- Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
- Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
- Flu Jabs
- Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
- Comprehensive Induction process
- Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017. In Summer 2019 the Academy secured attainment that exceeded national average for the first time, with the best results the Academy has ever had. We also secured our best ever Progress 8 score at over +0.5. The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment. We welcome applications from anyone excited to work in a fast paced, exciting yet challenging environment and look forward to your application.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.. They benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment.
Bristol Metropolitan 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.