GLC Learning Support Assistant

Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Thurrock

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Job Ref No. ECC2007-95 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £11,588 -£14,676 per annum pro rata
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: W/c 2nd February 2020  

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Salary:GLC Points 8-16, £11,588 -14,676per annum pro rata [FTE £16,105 - £20,397]

Contract Type: Fixed Term until the 17th July 2020, 31.25 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)
Place of Work: Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Start Date: ASAP

Tilbury Pioneer Academy is part of the larger Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards for the whole community and is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people.

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative classroom-based Learning Support Assistant. Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the class teachers and SENCo in adapting and planning activities to take students' learning forward. Our students' needs are at the core of Tilbury Pioneer's ethos and successful candidates will be required to support the emotional and social development of the young people they work with.

Candidates must be able to carry out and write up necessary observations to inform and evaluate the child's needs. They must be experienced classroom practitioners proactive in dealing with students and identifying groups or individuals who may be falling behind in their learning.

Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and will have the following:

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential;
good standard of education; Maths and English GCSE grades A - C, or equivalent;
can provide excellent classroom support in literacy, numeracy and behavioural needs;
good organisation and inter-personal skills;
good knowledge of ICT;
be committed to high achievement from students and themselves.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description before making an application. Please email for an application pack.

Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday, 28th February 2020

Interviews will be held w/c2nd March 2020

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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

Jo Allison
Dickens Avenue, Thurrock
Essex, RM18 8HJ
Telephone: 01375 488420

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