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Philip Morant School & College
Learning Support Assistant
Pay Range: Local Government Scale 3 Spine 4-5
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: 27.5 hours per week/ 39 working weeks
We are seeking an outstanding individual to work in partnership with all school staff and other professionals to support student learning in line with the National Curriculum, Code of Practice and School Policies and Procedures.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
· Support students with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
· Understand specific learning needs and styles and provide differentiated support to students individually and within a group
· Contribute to reviews of students on Education, Health Care plans and production of relevant reports and records
(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).
We're looking for you if you have:
· GCSE (or equivalent) Maths & English
· Good understanding of Deaf Awareness and culture
Why work for The Sigma Trust, Philip Morant School & College?
We can offer you:
· 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, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms
For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 11th April 2021
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
We are a large secondary school in Colchester and also enjoy a thriving Sixth Form College. We are a popular School with waiting lists for every year and are proud of our strong academic record. We have an excellent and enthusiastic staff led by a strong senior leadership team and we work hard to provide an environment where every student is valued and their varying needs met. Our pastoral care is based upon a highly successful house system and ensures support both for students and parents.