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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Parkview Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6144-50S
  • Posted:02/09/2022
  • Pay:£16,872 - £17,500
  • Start Date:Oct-22
  • App Close Date:02/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Sep-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 Education, a vibrant and progressive education provider aiming to make a difference to the lives of the students and pupils placed within our schools. Our schools strive to support individuals to achieve their potential by creating environments where they can thrive. Our talented and experienced staff teams put the right support and resources in place for each child in our schools. We recognise that every student/pupil is an individual with his or her own needs, wants, aspirations, emotions as well as difficulties, so our approach to learning and education is equally adaptable and flexible.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.