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Learning Support Assistant - Term Time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-91-S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:£15,625 - £18,453 for hours and weeks stated
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/10/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Learning Support Assistant

Salary: TSAT Pay Group 2 £20,525 - £23,918 (Pro rata £15,625 - £18,453 for hours and weeks stated)- Please note this is subject to agreement in line with September 2022 salary increases but the amounts shown are a minimum of what you will earn and if any changes are made they will be increases on the amount shown.
Start Date: September 2022
Contract: Permanent, 32.5 hours per a week - Term-Time + 5 Days
Closing Date: 02/10/2022
Interview Date: TBC

We require a Learning Support Assistant to join Goodwin Academy to provide support in learning Key Stage 3 and 4 students.
The post holder will be required to work with students across our Academy to ensure that all students’ needs do not become a barrier to learning and making progress.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

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.
A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
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
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you 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.
We strongly encourage anyone who may be interested in working at our school to contact Danielle Bowden – d.bowden@tsatrust.org.uk to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager.
If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms


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.

 

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We are committed to an ethos of excellence and a whole school approach to the teaching and learning of thinking skills.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.   Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community.

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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.