Learning Support Assistant

Castle View School, Canvey Island
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Job Ref No. ECC5419-448S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: scale 2-3, points 3-5
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/c 15 July 24  

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant

Required ASAP

Hours of work

Monday to Friday 8am-3pm, 32.5 hrs/week. Term time only / part time considered

Permanent and fixed term roles available


Scale 2/3, Point 3-5

Actual Salary Range £16,700-£17,260

Do you want to make a real difference to the life chances of students and the communities we serve? Do you have the potential to achieve the best possible outcome and highest level of wellbeing for all students?

If so, we are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join our forward-thinking team. Experience is preferred, but training can be offered for the right candidate.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant who will enjoy working in a school that values and delivers excellent professional development. The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students through their involvement with pastoral support and have a firm belief in the potential of all students.

You must be committed to providing a quality education and experience for all and will need to excel in your classroom practice.

Duties will include:

· Preparing, delivering and tracking high quality interventions under the direction of the SENCO and teaching staff.

· Offer functional, literacy and numeracy skills in a range of settings including the classroom.

You will have:

· Good literacy and numeracy skills supported by relevant qualifications.

· Confidence in dealing with a wide range of people.

Working in partnership with the SENCO and class teachers:

· To contribute to the school's teaching and learning programme

· To support the school in raising student aspirations, challenge student learning and engage students in their own learning

Please see Job Description/Person Specification for further details.


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on https://www.zenithmultiacademytrust.co.uk/vacancies/, completed applications should be submitted to recruitment@zmat.co.uk. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application. Full job description and person specification can be found at the end of this pack.

Shortlisted applicants may be screened prior to interview by checking social media sites. The purpose of such screening will be to ascertain whether a candidate demonstrates appropriate conduct, behaviour and suitability for employment in a school environment.

Closing Date: 14th July 2024

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us via email recruitment@zmat.co.uk or telephone 01702 426707.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Steve Durkin
Foksville Road, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 7FH
Telephone: 01268 696811
Email: danielle.wakefield@castleviewschool.co.uk

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