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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Parkview Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6144-43S
  • Posted:21/06/2022
  • Pay:£16,872 - £17,500
  • Start Date:Sep-22
  • App Close Date:22/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:July-22


Location: Margate

Salary Range: £16,872 to £17,500 Dependent on qualifications and experience

Hours: Monday to Friday- 08:30 to 16:30 Term Time

Purpose of Job:

The role of the Learning Support Assistant is to undertake a range of teaching and learning support activities to help promote effective learning and teaching, under the direction and supervision of the Class Teacher. Our aim being to ensure the social, emotional, mental health and development of the children.

  • Are you a learning support assistant committed to improving the lives of children and young people?
  • We are looking for learning support assistants to join our fantastic team. You will take a creative approach to supporting the teachers in maximising the children's achievement and ability to develop through delivery of the school curriculum.
  • Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where students are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for passionate learning support assistants, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

  • Whilst previous experience of working in an SEN environment would be desirable, the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes shopping discounts and cashback via Perkbox’, and access to Health Assured content.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Qualifications & Skills

Suitable candidates will need to have experience of working with challenging behaviour and hold (or be working towards) a suitable teaching support qualification (Level 2/3). Whilst experience is highly valued we are also keen to interview staff with limited experience but with good aptitude

Information about the school

Parkview Academy is a secondary, independent SEMH school in Margate which caters for students with SEMH, who need a smaller, more structured educational placement in order to develop and achieve their full potential.

Job Context: Parkview Education strives to provide services which are user-friendly and sensitive to the individual needs of our pupils, Local authorities and all sections of the community. It is the responsibility of all staff to work to achieve this within our ethos of service, quality, equality and partnership.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).