Learning Support Assistant

Unity Primary Academy, COLCHESTER

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Job Ref No. ECC2107-109S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2, Point 3 - 5 Mid point
Position Start Date: 02/03/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 28th February 2020 Shortlisting Starts:  24/02/2020

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant Required

Start date: - From Monday 2nd March
(dependant on notice period of candidate)

Band 2, points 3 - 5 Mid point

25 hours per week term time only (Approx annual Salary £10,089)

Unity Primary Academy is looking to recruit an energetic and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our hardworking, committed and dedicated support team.

The role will require the successful candidate to support the learning of our pupils within the class as direct by the class teacher. The successful applicant must be able to fully engage pupils with a strong commitment to learning; be a confident individual who has a flexible approach and can work well under pressure. Have an understanding of motivating pupils of differing skill levels and a good awareness of behaviour management strategies.

We can offer you:-

· A commitment to professional development

· Engaging and enthusiastic pupils

· A stimulating and enjoyable working environment.

For further details or to request an application pack please contact the School Business Manager.

Unity Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applications will be subject to a DBS check, satisfactory references and medical checks.

The school, and REAch2 Academy Trust, reserves the right to make an appointment earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Closing date: Midday Friday 21st February 2020

Interview date: Friday 28th February 2020

Information about the School

Unity Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust; a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. Teachers within REAch2 belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

REAch2 benefits from the involvement of leading educationalists, including our board member Professor John West-Burnham, and strong links to prestigious institutions such as the Institute of Education.

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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Contact Information

Miss Katie Mears, School Business Manager
Hickory Avenue, COLCHESTER
Essex, CO4 3QJ
Telephone: 01206 864226
Email: manager@unityprimaryacademy.com

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