Learning Support Assistant

Camulos Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-15 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2
Position Start Date: 04/09/2017 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/07/2017 Midday Date of Interviews: 03/08/2017  

Job Description

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Due to the expansion of our Academy, we are looking for a highly skilled Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join our team in September 2017. We need people who have a real interest in making a difference for our pupils, who have high expectations and who will provide excellent education for all the pupils, including those with additional needs and the more able.

Do you have the ability to inspire and engage all children to reach their full potential? Are you committed to building strong, supportive relationships with children, parents, carers and colleagues across the school, as well as the Trust?

If this is you, welcome to Camulos Academy!

Camulos Academy opened in September 2016 in Colchester, Essex, as a new provision with three classes. We can offer you outstanding training and networking opportunities within our Multi Academy Trust, REAch2. We also offer a stunning school environment, with state of the art facilities, as well as amazing children waiting to meet you.

Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. REAch2 is a family, connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

The successful candidates will be confident communicators, demonstrating high standards at all times. They will be enthusiastic about developing our vision for an engaging and innovative curriculum and will fully embrace the life of the school and wider community.

The successful applicants must:

  • Enjoy working with challenge
  • Be caring and flexible
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to fit it with our hard working team
  • Have a good standard in literacy and numeracy skills - (GCSE Grade C or above)
  • Have effective positive behaviour management strategies
  • Have a strong desire to develop and learn for themselves
  • Have previous experience of working in a school
  • Tailor their personal statement to why they want to work at Camulos Academy

This would be an ideal role for someone considering teaching as a profession and wanting to gain invaluable experience either post or prior to gaining NQT status.

Visits to the school are essential and should be made by contacting the school office.

Closing Date: Friday 28th July 2017 - 12 noon
Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2017

Please return your completed application forms to:

Tracy Allen, Office Manager

Camulos Academy

Whitmore Drive

Colchester C04 6AL

Telephone: 01206 588588

Email: tracy.allen@camulosacademy.co.uk

Additional Information

Camulos Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

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

Ceri Stammers
Camulos Academy
Whitmore Drive, Colchester
Essex, CO4 6AL
Telephone: 01206-588588
Email: office@camulosacademy.co.uk

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