Learning Support Assistant - fixed term

Colchester Academy, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC6911-220 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 29/08/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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Scale 3 point 4

38 weeks per year,

Actual salary from £13,815 pa

Fixed term to 31 July 2023

Required September 2022 or as soon as possible

Resilience, Excellence, Respect

Colchester Academy's aim is to be a centre of outstanding learning for the community of Colchester and beyond, raising the aspirations and achievements of all its students.

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our Learning Support Team. The role will include providing support for students with special educational needs both in and outside the classroom and is an excellent opportunity as a first step into a teaching career.

The appointment is term time only, 38 weeks per year, 32.5 hours per week fixed term to 31 July 2023.

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, and isgraded 'GOOD' by OFSTED (2018). Part of a local Academy Chain, South Suffolk LearningTrust (SSLT), this is an incredibly exciting time for us to appoint someone who is hard working, has high levels of integrity and passionately believes in the power of education to change lives.

We offer a positive and supportive workplace where staff go the extra mile, for students andfor each other. A place where we provide excellent opportunities for career progression andadvancement, and where the culture is one of equity and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Colchester Academy, a school committed to excellence in everything we do.

For further information contact Michelle Robinson at the Academy (01206 878878/mrobinson@colchesteracademy.org.uk).

Closing date: Friday 29 August 2022- 9am

Interview date :tbc

Colchester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Colchester Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school situated in Colchester, Essex. Colchester Academy first opened in September 2010 and boasts a state of the art building with modern design and a wealth of technology. We are part of a small local Academy Chain, South Suffolk Learning Trust (SSLT). Our core purpose is "To be the change for those who need it most", with our mission being "Striving for excellence; ensuring equity". This translates into the values of "Resilience; Excellence; Respect", these we live - everyday. We challenge students academically as well as providing a range of opportunities for them to receive a well-rounded learning experience.

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

Michelle Robinson
Colchester Academy
Hawthorn Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO4 3JL
Telephone: 01206 861217
Email: michelle.robinson@colchesteracademy.org.uk

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