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Bank Staff - Casual

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-105-S
  • Posted:05/12/2022
  • Pay:£9.98 per hour
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for

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Hartley Primary Academy have a fantastic opportunity to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Bank Staff to join our highly collaborative and supportive team. This role is pivotal to our success in the classroom and provides a great deal of support for our teachers, therefore our successful candidates will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and students alike. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, be reliable and excellent communicators. 

This is a great role for those seeking flexible working during Term Time only and who are keen to be part of a fantastic primary school! You will agree to the days that you are available, however, may be contacted for staff absence, school trips and particularly busy periods. This role is on a paid-on-claim timesheet basis, with the candidate required to start as soon as possible. Our appointed bank staff members will provide cover in the classroom, nursery, breakfast club and/or during lunchtimes. 

If you have any questions in regards to the basis of this position, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on holly.neve@latrust.org.uk or 01634 412 263

For those seeking a permanent contract in the role of Teaching Assistant, working 22 or 24.25 hours per week, please click here.

 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A hard working and flexible attitude. 
  • A passion for working with children. 
  • The ability to carry out designated tasks in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • The ability to work as part of a team. 
  • The ability to be creative and use initiative to engage children. 
  • The ability to work under pressure, with enthusiasm, motivation and commitment. 
  • Strong listening skills and the ability to prioritise, manage time effectively and remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills appropriate to the need to communicate effectively with a wide range of pupils, colleagues and parents.​​​​​​

Information about the trust

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

​​​​​​Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    Rochester,
    Kent,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk

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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.