Learning Support Assistant

Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Thurrock

Tilbury Pioneer Academy is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Job Ref No. ECC2007-156S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Actual Pro Rata £16,426 - £18,312
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

Download printable version

Learning Support Assistant

GLC Academy: Tilbury PioneerAcademy

Salary: GLC Point 10 £22,676 - P16 £25,279 FTE [Actual Pro Rata Salary £16,426 - £18,312]

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Part Time

Closing Date: 21 June 2024 at Midday

Tilbury Pioneer Academy is part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership of one secondary academy and four primary academies located within Tilbury and Chadwell St Mary in the borough of Thurrock, to the east of London. We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we celebrate differences and pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity and is not discriminated against in any way.

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative classroom-based Learning Support Assistant. Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the class teachers and SENCo in adapting and planning activities to take students' learning forward. Key responsibilities relating to small group provision and intervention for SEND pupils. Our students' needs are at the core of our ethos and successful candidates will be required to support the emotional and social development of the young people they work with.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience with children with additional needs and challenging behaviours andmust be able to carry out and write up necessary observations to inform and evaluate the child's needs. They must be experienced classroom practitioners proactive in dealing with students and identifying groups or individuals who may be falling behind in their learning.

Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and will have the following:

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential;

good standard of education; Maths and English GCSE grades A - C, or equivalent;

can provide excellent classroom support in literacy, numeracy and behavioural needs;

good organisation and inter-personal skills;

good knowledge of ICT;

be committed to high achievement from students and themselves.

Watch our video for an insight in to our academy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_d2VlNPbUE

You can read our latest Ofsted Report here:https://www.theglc.org.uk/page/?title=Ofsted+Reports&pid=21

Additional Benefits for Working for the GLC:

£1000 Golden Hello for successful candidates [LSA's applying directly to the GLC, only after a qualifying period of six months.]

Staff well-being programme: Including access to Perkbox and Westfield Health Insurance

Salary Sacrifice Schemes including Electric Car Scheme and Cycle to work Scheme

Long service awards after: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and years of service

State of the art facilities and access to high quality resources to support learning

A paid 'My Day' each year

Excellent career development and training

2 week October half term break

A supportive central team [reprographics, ICT, HR, Finance] which enables teachers to focus on teaching

Subsidised holiday provision for children of staff

We warmly welcome applicants who are interested in this position to visit our school prior to making an application. Please contact Jo.Allison@theglc.org.uk to arrange a visit.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the online applicationvia our websitehttps://glc.face-ed.co.uk/Vacancies/Detail?campaignRef=SCH-GLC-0059

The GLC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the appointment will be subject to the completion of pre employment checks, including satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

In line with the recommended practice in the statutory guidance 'KCSIE' the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available online. The purpose is limited:

- to identify issues which call into question the applicants' suitability to work with children;

- to verify employment history

Only information related to the purposes stated will be shared with the Panel. Any information will be discussed with candidates at interview before any decisions regarding the recruitment process are made.

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.

Documents

Please be aware that some uploaded documents may require special software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Jo Allison
Dickens Avenue, Thurrock
Essex, RM18 8HJ
Telephone: 01375 488420
Email: jo.allison@theglc.org.uk

Similar Jobs

Learning Support Assistant

High Ongar Primary School, High Ongar Closing: 23/07/2024 Midnight
Support

Learning Support Assistant

New Rickstones Academy, Witham Closing: 28/07/2024 Midnight
Support

1-2-1 KS2 Learning Support Assistant

Stifford Clays Primary School, Grays Closing: 29/07/2024 Midnight
Support