Learning Support Assistant
27.5 hours a week
Grade 5 £18,933 - £19,314 pro rata
Starting 04th January 2021, temporary until 22nd August 2021
We are looking for a caring, experienced and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team and be a proactive integrated member of the School.
You will be working across all our year groups (year 3 to year 6) under the direction and supervision of a teacher to assist with teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.
- NVQ 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent or able to demonstrate the ability to meet the STL Level 2 National Occupational Standards relevant to this post.
- Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a formal setting
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
WHY CHOOSE US:
At Merrydale Junior School we aim to provide a safe, caring learning environment for all; working together with families and the community whilst also delivering a broad, balanced and creative curriculum celebrating the diversity of our world. Our philosophy is one of working in partnership with families to support the children to ‘Be the best you can be’ during their time at Merrydale.
Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant and exciting school.
- Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Academy Trust.
- Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all our children.
- Play a part in continuing to develop our school.
- Receive training to support your career development
Closing date for Applications: 7th December 2020
Interview Date: 15th December 2020
Start Date: 4th January 2021
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.
We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.