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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-132S
  • Posted:30/08/2019
  • Pay:£17,769 - £19,234
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/09/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Soon after the closing date

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St Augustine Academy requires a Learning Support Assistant with experience of working in a secondary school.

 

This is a Full- time, Term Time only, Plus INSET Days post, 37  hours per week (working 8am – 4, Monday – Thursday  and 8am – 3.30pm on a Friday with half an hour lunch break).   

 

Pay Spine:   WAT Support 2019 Grade  E £17,769 -  £19,234 (FTE £20,751 - £22,462)

 

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant.  The successful candidate will be working intensively with a young person with a complex range of needs.

 

The aim is to support students so that they may achieve their academic potential. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate personalised strategies and interventions for each student, which will enable them to successfully manage their social and emotional development.

 

Applicants will need to integrate within our friendly team as well as needing excellent communication skills to develop a good relationship with students and staff.

 

Closing Date: 12 September 2019

Date of Interview: Shortly after the closing date

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is an all ability school committed to providing an education that ensures that all students succeed and make the most of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based on developing the gifts and talents of all students, whatever they may be, and guiding them on to a career path to fulfil their aspirations.

Another core foundation of the Academy is our Faith. Our Christian inclusive ethos is encapsulated by our small community Chapter system where every student is known and nurtured. All students have the opportunity to develop their sense of spirituality, morality, self -respect and wellbeing.

We believe that students are engaged and achieve when the environment is both caring and orderly with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. With a grammar stream, our innovative curriculum and extensive Enrichment programme gives students access to those essential employability skills which future generations will need to succeed.

Vision: ‘believe in more’

St Augustine Academy is a high performing school where every student is known, valued and nurtured. We want to prepare our students to be responsible, enquiring, tolerant and confident members of society who can use their talents and abilities to be successful in a world that is constantly changing.

We are committed to: • Providing an inclusive community based on Christian values • Developing the whole person and inspiring a confident, ‘can do’ attitude • Encouraging individual aptitudes and interests so that students can reach their full potential both academically and personally • Offering high quality CPD to staff to ensure staff and students are as successful as they can be

We have high expectations and believe in: • Excellent behaviour with courtesy and respect for others • The highest levels of attendance and punctuality • The enjoyment of learning whilst expecting hard work from all involved in the Academy.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.