We are seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at John Ferneley College, working 24 hours per week (4 days), Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 3pm, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks). This role is temporary initially until 18th December 2020; however, this may be extended dependent on the needs of the College.
We wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and supportive team. Our Learning Support Assistant team work in our teaching and learning environment and work to ensure that each of our students can develop to their full potential. We are all driven by a single vision which is to do our best for every single student.
The successful candidate will need to be an organised and creative person with good IT skills and a commitment to transforming the life chances of young people.
We are looking for a reflective and skilled Learning Support Assistant who can motivate and encourage students as required and has the skills and knowledge to support students with a range of special educational needs and disabilities throughout the college. You will also need to be confident in the use of IT and be able to assist in preparing materials for lessons.
About the Mowbray Education Trust
The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton. The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school; with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.
Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.
The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:
• Salary £9.54 - £9.74 per hour - £10,181 - £10,384 per annum
• Local Government Pension Scheme membership
• 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service
Application deadline - midnight on Thursday 30th July 2020
Interviews – w/c Monday 10th August 2020
Start date – as soon as possible
Due to recent Government advice interviews may be held remotely via Microsoft Teams – this will be confirmed at interview stage.
All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check – this includes a 6 month probationary period.
We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.