Learning Support Assistant 2020

Learning Support Assistant
Scale 3 Points 4 – 5 (Actual salary £12,693 - £12,947, per annum)
Required September 2020
 
The North Essex Multi-Academy Trust was established in September 2013 and currently consists of two secondary schools, a primary school and an infants’ school.
 
The position will be at The Ramsey Academy, Halstead.
 
“A good school where all leaders and managers have high ambitions for the students, ensuring every student has the opportunity to achieve as well as they can” – Ofsted 2015.
 
One of the most improved schools in Essex and Nationally with Positive Progress 8 scores.
 

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support students within our SEN provision. We are ideally looking for someone who would spend significant time working in our Modern Foreign Languages Department and with our English as an Additional Language (EAL) students. We would therefore particularly welcome applicants who are native speakers of French or Spanish.

The post will involve either working for the majority of the time in the MFL curriculum area allowing for the development of subject knowledge and to allow planning for lessons in collaboration with teaching staff or as part of the Learning Support team deployed across the school based on student needs. You will work as part of a dedicated, close knit enthusiastic team delivering both in-class support and small group work to children with both learning and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The post will involve either working for the majority of the time in the MFL curriculum area allowing for the development of subject knowledge and to allow planning for lessons in collaboration with teaching staff or as part of the Learning Support team deployed across the school based on student needs. You will work as part of a dedicated, close knit enthusiastic team delivering both in-class support and small group work to children with both learning and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Experience of working in a school or with young people would be an advantage. Candidates should be educated to GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths. Graduates are encouraged to apply.

The position is term time only plus five non-student days (39 weeks) for 30 hours per week with an additional holiday allowance of 5.3 weeks per year. The salary is within the range Scale 3 Points 4 – 5 of the LGS pay scale. The actual starting salary is £12,693 per annum. (Point 4) depending on experience.

Contracts linked to student funding are reviewed annually and this is initially a one year fixed term appointment.

The role offers an excellent opportunity for those considering entering the teaching profession to gain valuable experience to support future applications.

To discuss the role further please contact Mr Leys (Head of School) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in the commitment. Appointments will be subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from this web page. Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs Catherine Downes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2020 Interview date: TBC