Learning Support Assistant / Midday Assistant

Whitmore Primary School & Nursery, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC2146-142S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 to Scale 4 (Range 5-8)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday 26th June 2024  

Job Description

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Whitmore Primary School and Nursery has an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant / Midday Assistant to join the team in September 2024.

The LSA hours are: 8:45am to 3:20pm, Monday to Friday (including a 30 minute break) 25 hours and 25 minutes per week during term time (39 weeks per year, including 5 inset days).

The MDA hours are: 1 hour per day during lunchtime, Monday to Friday term time only (38 weeks per year).

LSA Salary: Scale 3 or Scale 4 (Range 5 to 8) Actual Salary £14,247 to £14,714 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience (includes paid annual leave which must be taken during school closure periods)

MDA Salary: Scale 2, Point 3 (Range 3 to 4) Actual Salary: £2,647 per annum.

Applications close: Midday on Wednesday 19th June 2024. Interview date: Wednesday 26th June 2024.

School

Whitmore Primary School and Nursery is located in Whitmore Way, Basildon and has an excellent reputation in the local community. We are one of ten schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.

We are looking for a person who:

· works as part of a team and independently using their own initiative
· can liaise with professionals and parents respectfully
· is able to follow advice and guidance from SLT, Teachers and other professionals
· is willing to undertake training and attend courses

We can offer you:

· a well-resourced learning environment with enthusiastic and supportive staff
· a forward looking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff
· a commitment to continued professional development
· access to our Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their families

Berlesduna is a Trust that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development and planned career progression.

Application

We welcome visits to the school prior to application. Visits can be arranged by contacting Helen Kilner at officemanager@whitmore-pri.essex.sch.uk

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We may review the internet and social media relating to shortlisted candidates as part of the screening process. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Whitmore Primary School and Nursery is a growing and supportive school in the local community, located in Whitmore Way, Basildon. We are one of seven schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.

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

Mrs Helen Kilner
Whitmore Way, Basildon
Essex, SS14 2TP
Telephone: 01268 520435
Email: officemanager@whitmore-pri.essex.sch.uk

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