Early Years Learning Support Assistant

Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Thurrock

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Job Ref No. ECC2007-139S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: GLC Points 10-16, £12,539.24 - £14,969 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: W/c 17th June 2022  

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Early Years Learning Support Assistant Required

Salary:GLC Points 10-16, £12,539.24 - £14,969per annum pro rata [FTE £17,427 - £20,805]

Contract Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Tilbury Pioneer Academy

Hours: 31.25 - Term Time only.
Start Date: Immediate Start

Tilbury Pioneer Academy ispart of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London.

We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity. We work tirelessly to ensure that individual different characteristics including age, ethnicity, socio-economic background, academic ability, disability, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation are not discriminated against in any way. We create environments characterised by mutual respect where difference is celebrated and where individual differences don't act as a barrier to success.

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative early yearsLSA . Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the Nursery teacherand 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 emailjo.allison@theglc.org.ukfor an application pack.

Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday, 10th June 2022

Interviews Date:W/c 17th June 2022

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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Jo Allison
Dickens Avenue, Thurrock
Essex, RM18 8HJ
Telephone: 01375 488420
Email: jo.allison@theglc.org.uk

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