Learning Support Assistant

Part time – 27.5 hours per week, term time only plus 2 days

Post Reference                  P249              

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable colleague to join a team of staff committed to supporting the learning and wellbeing of students.

You will need: a relevant qualification at level 2 or 3, good English and Maths skills to level 2, experience of working within a school setting, a desire to support and embrace change, a thorough understanding of the purpose and role of learning support along with good behaviour management skills and an ability to use your own initiative.

You will be joining a welcoming, supportive and  committed team directed by the SENCO in a rapidly improving school. Staff at Carleton High School  strive for the highest expectations, ensuring our students receive the best possible learning opportunities.  You must positively promote inclusion, ensuring high-quality learning experiences for all students and have a commitment to raising  expectations and achievement through your role as a Learning Support Assistant.

You must positively promote inclusion, ensuring high-quality learning experiences for all students and individual students you will support and have a commitment to raising expectations and achievement through your role as a Learning Support Assistant.

You will be joining a Trust which is striving to move forward and embrace change. The Trustees and new Executive Leadership Team are very supportive of the schools and our ethos, whilst providing the necessary challenge to secure excellence and career progression and development opportunities.

In return, we can offer you a dynamic, friendly and ambitious school community, a supportive and forward- thinking leadership team, along with a close and rewarding relationship with other Pontefract Academies Trust schools in the area through network and close development with other colleagues. Because of these links we can offer the successful candidates a supportive and creative environment in which to work with our enthusiastic and willing students..

Visits to the school are highly recommended.  Please call 01977 781555 to arrange a visit.

If you’d like to apply please see the links below:

LETTER TO APPLICANTS FROM CEO

APPLICATION FORM

JOB SPECIFICATION

Completed Pontefract Academies Trust application forms should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10am Monday 25 February 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place on 1 March 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.  The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

 

 

Salary: £17,681 to £18,672 - pro rata £11,063.92 to £11,682.36.
Role Level: Non-Teaching and Support
Location: Carleton High School
Closing Date: Monday 25th February 10AM
Shortlisting Date: 26 February 2019
Interview Date: 1 March 2019
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Specification: Download
Application Form: Download