Learning Support Assistant

Alton Park Junior School, Clacton-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC2184-41 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 to mid-point - Actual Salary from £11,098
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/03/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: Wednesday 11th March 2020 Shortlisting Starts:  04/03/2020

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Pay Range: Local Government Band 2 (to midpoint)

Actual Salary from £11,098

27.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role:

Alton Park Junior School is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly, dedicated teams to support our pupils in a variety of ways. This may include working with children in the classroom, in small groups and on a one-to-one basis as required, including lunchtime support.
Hours will be negotiated, term time only (excluding non-pupil days) up to a maximum of 27.5 hours per week.

The successful applicants will:

· Be passionate about supporting children's learning, social and emotional needs
· Be resilient and have a positive nature
· Be able to enthuse and motivate pupils
· Be a team player
· Demonstrate patience, calmness and flexibility at all times
· Have experience of working with children, ideally in a school setting
· Have qualifications relevant to the role

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Alton Park Junior School?

We can offer you:

-A friendly school with strong and dedicated teams
-Opportunities for training and career development
-The support of knowledgeable professionals both in school and from other agencies
- A Competitive Salary
- Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
- Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
- Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, and Cycle To Work Scheme

Additional Information:

For additional information about our school, please visit The Sigma Trust website https://www.sigmatrust.org.uk/our-academies/st-helena-school/
Please note that CVs cannot be accepted, you need to complete the attached Sigma Trust Application form.

To Apply:

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk quoting reference 318 . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 3rd March 2020.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Interviewing will take place on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Information about the School

Alton Park Junior School is proud to be part of the Sigma Trust.

At Alton Park Junior School, a large Junior School with a 4 form entry for children aged 7-11 years, we aim to challenge all our pupils to ensure they fulfil their potential. We promote respect and tolerance within school and our wider community which prepares our children for life in modern Britain.

Our vision is that our children will achieve well, have fun and develop a lifelong passion for learning at Alton Park Junior School and for the future.

We believe in an education which is holistic, equitable, empowering, nurturing and liberating for all members of the school and the local and wider community. This is achieved through a determined dedication to serve, through self-belief, through effective collaboration with others and sustained by ensuring transparent accountability at all levels.

Alton Park Junior School will embrace the values of The Sigma Trust to ensure that all students will fulfil their potential and transform life chances for all.Alton Park Junior School is part of the Sigma Trust. The school is a 4 form entry for children aged 7-11 years

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Alton Park Road, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO15 1DL
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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