Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Contract)

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Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Contract)

Location
Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB
College
The Victory Academy
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£14,927 - £20,214
Posted
14th June 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
Expires
28th June 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1158551
Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 1 Academic year
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1158551

Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Salary: TSAT Grade C/D £17,632 - £23,876 FTE (Pro rata £14,927 - £20,214)

Start date: Likely start September, 2021

Contract: Maternity Fixed term Contract 37 hours a week

(term-time only plus 5 INSET days)

Closing Date: 27/06/2021

Interview Date: TBC


We require a Learning Support Assistant to join Victory Academy to cover maternity and to provide support in learning Key Stage 3 and 4 students

As Learning Support Assistant, you will work as directed by the SENCO with individual students and groups of students, supporting with the monitoring of progress for individuals. You will assist in the promotion of high standards of behaviour and conduct within the Academy and to provide support for colleagues through the enactment of Academy policy and procedure. Supporting colleagues as directed in all aspects of learning, personal development and emotional literacy both within classrooms and in other defined learning environments.


“The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others”

“Staff feel well supported…”- Ofsted 2017

What you will need to succeed:

  • Good general standard of education, especially with regards to numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Ability to apply behaviour management policies and strategies which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.
  • Understanding of relevant policies, codes of practice, legislation.
  • Must be able to use own initiative, work independently, motivate and inspire with a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must have the ability to work calmly under pressure and have the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations.
  • A willingness to undertake any training and development related to the role
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Confidentiality inside and outside the workplace
  • Ability to support Academy ethos and vision into the wide community

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff carpark

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal chat with the line manager of this position please contact the Kealy Davidson 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure (DBS) and satisfactory references.

The Victory Academy

The Victory Academy

Part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust