4 Learning Support Assistants

Bonnygate Primary School, South Ockendon

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Job Ref No. ECC2722-191S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band A Point 1-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 26/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday 3rd July 2024  

Job Description

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Bonnygate Primary School

Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5BA

Wishes to appoint

Learning Support Assistants

Salary: Thurrock Band A Point 1-6

(£15,579.48 - £16,742.36 per annum)

8:45am - 3:15pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break, Monday - Friday

30 hours per week

38 weeks of the year - term time plus inset days

START DATE: 1st September 2024

Fixed term until 31st August 2025

A new opportunity has arisen, for four Learning Support Assistants to join our successful team (due to an increase in pupil numbers), supporting students in the classroom environment. The role will involve working with SEND children, to assist students learning and improve educational outcomes. Bonnygate Primary School are looking for inspiring and enthusiastic LSA's who are highly motivated, creative, fun and ideally someone who is keen to progress their career. Bonnygate Primary School can also support people with a degree to become a teacher.

As part of the Osborne Cooperative Academy Trust, the school is proud of its inclusive ethos and the broad and enriched curriculum that it provides for all pupils. The supportive staff have high aspirations for the pupils and strive to make a difference in the lives of the children and their families. Our schools' ethos is based on the Co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other.

This position will involve:

· Supporting pupils, to ensure they are engaged in learning activities

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom

· Act as a role model, setting high expectations of conduct and promoting positive pupil behaviour, to create a safe and inclusive learning environment

· Providing feedback to the classroom teacher on the pupil's progress against lesson plans, the conduct of the lesson and keeping pupil-related records

· Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the school's policies and procedures about health & safety, welfare and wellbeing and safeguarding

· Provide additional support to the teachers in the classrooms,

· To establish positive relationships with the pupils in lessons being covered

The successful candidate will:

· Be passionate, creative, motivated and has a positive outlook

· Be keen to support pupils with learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties

· Be committed to raising outcomes of all students

· Be a great communicator with excellent organisational skills and a helpful attitude

· Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

· Be dedicated to good classroom management

· Care about the welfare and achievement of every child

· Be innovative and has a passion for improvement

· Have excellent written skills with the ability to multi-task

· Have the ability to remain calm under pressure and remain positive

· Have the ability to follow safeguarding procedures and prioritise students' welfare

· Have achieved GCSE Maths and English at grade 4-9 or equivalent

Bonnygate Primary School and Nursery is a vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

· Friendly, caring and supportive school that has a one big team approach to workload

· Has a strong, established & supportive SLT that creates a positive team environment

· A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected

· An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children

· A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

Bonnygate Primary School is a member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.

What the school can offer:  

· Two Week October Half-Term

· Recognition of continuous service 

· Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Excellent CPD opportunities

· Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools

· The support of an experienced family of schools 

· National Conditions of Service 

· Access to the Employee Assistance Programme 

· Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff

· Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance

If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now or you can request a visit of the school or for more information speak to Ayshen Uluhan hr@osborne.coop or call 01375 648 944. As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds.

Bonnygate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal 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 Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust (osborne.coop) or Essex School Jobs.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th June 2024 - Midday

Interview date: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Bonnygate Primary School 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 offered a position subject to an enhanced DBS check (formally CRB), medical check and two references. Bonnygate Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged; please telephone the school office as soon as possible to arrange a meeting.

Bonnygate Primary is situated near to main transport links, the M25 and A13. We are a friendly school with 410 pupils on roll, including a well resourced nursery. We are committed to enabling children to attain ther potential by providing a curriculum that is stimulating, enjoyable, fun and exciting.

Please download an application pack from our website or contact the school office.

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

Laura Spencer
Bonnygate Primary School
Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 5BA
Telephone: 01708853316
Email: admin.bps@osborne.coop

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