Learning Support Assistant (part time, maternity cover)

Southend High School for Boys, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8825446-213S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4, £10,200 gross p.a (approx)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 17/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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About the role:
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join our team. This role is fixed term from 1st September 2024 to 31st August 2025 as a Maternity Cover. The role is term time, and whilst the current working pattern is for 3 days a week the exact working days/hours can be flexible depending on your circumstances. It would be helpful to please state on your application whether you have a preference on working days/hours for our consideration.

Application process:Applicants must complete the application form and submit it to the school.

Working weeks per year: 39

Location: The post is based in the school

Working pattern: The current postholder works 18.25 hours per week. Monday, Thursday and Friday: 08.15 - 15.30 (with one hours unpaid lunch break). We can offer flexibility with working hours so please state your reference on your application form.

Pay: The post is paid on Essex Schools' Local Government Pay Scale 4, point 7 (within range 7-8). The full time equivalent pay for this Scale is £24,294 per year. For 18.25 hours per week the pay would be £10,273. The actual salary for this post will be calculated prorate based on the hours agreed. These figures include the holiday pay entitlement for someone with less than 5 years' service. Employees are paid monthly in twelve equal months per year

The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:
• Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)
• Free on-site parking
• Access to excellent catering facilities when the kitchen is operational
• CPD through internal and external providers
• Access to Occupational Health
• Eye care vouchers
• Free use of the sports facilities

All applicants are strongly advised to read thejob pack for the post prior to submitting their application

Information about the School

At Southend High School for Boys, talent is nurtured and learning is valued. Challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. Pupils are happy, and prosper at the school.

We are an oversubscribed grammar school, complimented on our latest (2015) outstanding OFSTED inspection on all aspects, including our success in promoting good pupil attitudes and behaviour.

As a grammar school, high academic expectations are central to our purpose, and these are sustained through an extensive programme of support and guidance. Pupils develop their confidence and enthusiasm through a wide range of creative, sporting and other endeavours.

Southend High School for Boys stands on a superb site within walking distance of Prittlewell Station and the centre of Southend. Pupils retain fond memories of their years at the school, and stay in contact for many years.

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

Louise Kent, HR Manager
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS0 0RG
Telephone: 01702 606200
Email: recruitment@shsb.org.uk

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