The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at our St Anne’s Church Academy. This role will suit a candidate who has a passion for working with children. This role will be working 16.25 hours per week, term time only. This is fixed term contract until 17/12/2021.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who would relish the chance to join us.
What you will do:
Assist the classroom teacher to plan how learning activities will be implemented, including determining own role in supporting the activities.
Share views and opinions with the classroom teacher about how well the activities achieved the learning objectives and contribute to the maintenance of pupil records by up-dating individual records as agreed with the teacher. Filing and storing the information for future use by the teacher.
Assist the classroom teacher by maintain agreed written records of all school materials and equipment used in support of the pupils’ learning and development, including responsibility for stock control and maintaining an audit of expendable materials.
Take an active role in supporting and developing a culture of team working for the benefit of pupils’, both individually and collectively.
Participate in appropriate staff meetings and contribute to the development of policies and procedures related to classroom management.
The successful candidate will be:
Experienced in working in KS1
Experienced in supporting the teaching and learning of phonics
Confident to lead small group catch up tutoring
Confident in ensuring the well-being of all children
Able to communicate effectively
Able to work constructively as part of a teaching team
About The Priory Learning Trust:
TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.
At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.
We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.
TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and.young people.
For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.
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.
This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance