Learning Support Assistant

Iceni Academy, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2131-86 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

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We require a Learning Support Assistant to work at Iceni Academy in Colchester to start in September 2024.

This position is for 24.5 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 8.45am-3.00pm and Friday 8.30am-2.30pm (15-minute morning break and 1-hour lunch break). Term time only, Scale 3 point 5, actual starting salary £12,982 per annum.

Applicants should have experience working with children in a school environment. It is essential that you have GCSEs (grades A-C) in both Maths and English, or hold equivalent qualifications in this area.

Successful applicants will join our friendly, caring and highly competent team of learning support staff.

It is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate the following:

  • Enthusiasm to work with children with a variety of different personalities and skill levels.
  • Able to engage well with pupils.
  • Able to work under your own initiative.
  • Smartly presented and with excellent time management skills.

We offer a supportive and enjoyable working environment with a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.

If you feel that you could be the person we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Visits to our school are encouraged, please contact the school office on 01206 573807 to arrange an appointment.

Inspires Multi-Academy Trust are committed to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • Promoting the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs;

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.

It is recognised that this can only be achieved through sound procedures, good inter-agency co-operation and the recruitment and retention of competent, motivated employees who are suited to, and fulfilled in the roles they undertake.

The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory 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.


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Contact Information

Michelle Smith
Gloucester Avenue
Shrub End, Colchester
Essex, CO2 9AZ
Telephone: 01206 573807
Email: michellesmith@inspiresmat.co.uk

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