Learning Support Assistant
39 Weeks (Term Time Only + Inset Days)
Grade 5, Points 7 to 8 (£12,531 - £12,783)
Start Date: To be discussed at Interview
We seek two enthusiastic, highly motivated and caring Learning Support Assistants to join Bradgate Inclusion Centre at Wreake Valley Academy on a permanent basis.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our support staff team. We are looking to appoint well-motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to providing high quality provision to our pupils and the Class Teacher. You will provide outstanding support to students with a range of Inclusion needs, supporting their identified needs and helping our young people to achieve the highest standard of education possible.
The successful candidate appointed will work with a variety of pupils under the guidance of the class teacher and SENDCo to support the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning to help raise standards of achievement. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dedicated and talented support team. Our LSA’s work flexibly in that they may sometimes work with different classes or key stages, depending on the needs of the pupils and of the school as a whole.
The ideal candidate for the role will be NVQ Level 2 qualified or equivalent with experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting. The ability to take direction from the Class Teacher to ensure all tasks and learning is undertaken within and outside of the classroom will be essential to being successful in this role.
To apply for this position please submit your application along with a supporting statement to explain your suitability and reasons why you are applying for the role.
Application Closing Date: 4pm, Monday 6th December 2021
Provisional Interview Date: W/C 6th December 2021
If you wish to find out more information about the role before applying, please contact Jeanette Knowles
We look forward to receiving your application!
• We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils, appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed, this includes a criminal records (DBS check)
• Candidates must have the right to work in the UK to work for our Trust, you will be asked to provide this evidence if you are shortlisted for interview
• We are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics or disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.