We are looking to recruit a dedicated LSA, who has a good understanding of working with children with additional needs, to support a child on a 1:1 basis for 2 days each week.(8:40 am – 3:15pm,Thursday and Friday in the first instance but this is subject to change on an annual basis). This role will be working 11.16 hours per week and is a fixed term contract for one year until 31 August 2022, subject to funding.
The successful candidates will need:
• A good standard of education/ three or more GCSEs including maths and English at Grade C minimum or L2 literacy and numeracy
• Working towards NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification
• Some experience of successfully supporting children
• Creative and good at thinking ‘outside the box’
• An ability to adapt and respond to the needs of the children
• Good interpersonal skills to communicate with the year group team and parents and children
• Some experience of successfully supporting children with SEN needs
We can offer you:
• A school ethos which puts the child right at the centre of all that we do.
• A leadership team who are committed to your wellbeing, supporting you to focus upon the key things that make a difference for children
• Friendly, dedicated and supportive colleagues
• The opportunity to develop your career as part of a growing multi academy trust
• A fun and exciting approach to learning, where creativity and new ideas are highly valued
• Employee Assistance Programme
• CPD opportunities
• Free onsite parking
• Highly competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
• Discounted gym membership at our Academies
• Discounted Nursery fees at our Academy pre schools
• Pension Scheme
• Flu Jabs
• 2 week October half term for Teaching Staff and term time only staff
Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 working days of the closing date, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment."
All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.
Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.