Learning Support Assistant – GAP Year

The Boswells School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC5416-284 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 Points 4-5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 06/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant

Fixed term to 31 August 2023

26.67 hours per week

39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 Inset Days)

Scale 3 Points 4-5 actual salary £11851-£12088

We have an exciting opportunity for a Gap Year Learning Support Assistant to join our Learning Support Faculty for the new academic year.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated and organised individual to support identified students with special educational needs and/or disabilities to enable them to access the curriculum. You will be working with students across all three key stages and therefore education to A Level standard is essential. The knowledge and experience of working with young people is desirable along with good interpersonal and listening skills.

This position would suit someone who is possibly considering teaching as a profession and wants to gain experience and develop their skills within a large secondary school across a range of curriculum areas. (The previous post holders are starting PGCE courses in September.)

There may be the opportunity to be financially rewarded for taking on additional lunchtime duties.

We can offer you:
• A friendly and supportive working environment
• A commitment to professional development
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work and Tech Schemes
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Employer Pension Contribution 20%

More information is available from Mrs Maria Williams, HR Officer mho@boswells-school.com or can be found on our website www.boswells-school.com

The deadline for applications is midday Wednesday 6 July 2022, interview dates will be confirmed.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

·Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

·Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

·The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

The Boswells School is a large 11-18 secondary school that serves the area of north Chelmsford. The school is an extremely popular, over-subscribed convertor academy that enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and wider community. We were graded ‘Good’ in every area by OFSTED in February 2017 and are working towards our goal of becoming a truly great school.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Maria Williams
The Boswells School
Burnham Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6LY
Telephone: 01245 264451 EXT 384
Email: mho@boswells-school.com

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