Learning Support Assistant

The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

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Job Ref No. ECC4008-155S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 Points 3 - 5
Position Start Date: 04/11/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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The North Essex Multi-Academy Trust was established in September 2013 and currently consists of two secondary schools and a primary school all judged as "Good" by Ofsted.

The position will be at The Ramsey Academy, Halstead.

"A good school where all leaders and managers have high ambitions for the students, ensuring every student has the opportunity to achieve as well as they can" - Ofsted 2015.

One of the most improved schools in Essex and Nationally with Positive Progress 8 scores.

Start date ASAP

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support students within our SEN provision. The post will involve either working for the majority of the time in one curriculum area, allowing for the development of subject knowledge and to allow planning for lessons in collaboration with teaching staff or a part of the Learning Support team deployed across the school based on student needs. You will work as part of a dedicated, close knit enthusiastic team delivering both in-class support and small group work to children with both learning and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Experience of working in a school or with young people would be an advantage. Candidates should be educated to GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths. Graduates are encouraged to apply.

The position is term time only plus five non-student days (39 weeks) for 30 hours per week with an additional holiday allowance of 5.3 weeks per year. The salary is within the range Band 2

Points 3 - 5 on the LGS pay scale. The actual starting salary is £12,444 per annum. (Point 3) depending on experience.

Contracts linked to student funding are reviewed annually and this is initially a one year fixed term appointment.

The role offers an excellent opportunity for those considering entering the teaching profession to gain valuable experience to support future applications.

Visits in advance of application are welcomed by prior arrangement.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in the commitment. Appointments will be subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloadedfrom the school's web page www.ramseyacademy.com Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs Catherine Downes (cdownes@ramseyacademy.com)

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Mrs Downes
Colne Road, Halstead
Essex, CO9 2HR
Telephone: 01787 472481
Email: office@ramseyacademy.com

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