Learning Support Assistant and Midday Assistant

Newhall Primary Academy, Harlow
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Job Ref No. ECC0-114S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: SCP 3 £22,737 FTE plus Outer Fringe Allowance
Position Start Date: 02/08/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Application assessed upon receipt  

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At Newhall Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning. Together we are curious and creative. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world. Our children are kind and enthusiastic - they love to learn.

Newhall Primary Academy is a welcoming school and we are currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant & Midday Assistant to provide help and support to our amazing children. This is a full-time position and we are looking for successful individual to work 32.5 hours per week on a permanent basis to start in September 2024.

· Learning Support Assistant : 30 hours per week

· Midday Assistant: 2.5 hours per week

In particular, successful applicants should have:

· At least one years experience of working with children in the primary age range

· Experience of working with children in a friendly, busy environment

· An understanding of children with SEN needs

· Level 2 qualification in play work/childcare

· A current food hygiene certificate (desirable)

· Paediatric first aid qualification (desirable)

· Knowledge of child safeguarding procedures

You should:

· Have excellent communication skills

· Have the ability to build effective relationships with students, parents and other staff

· The ability to relate in a firm and friendly way with a wide range of personalities

· The ability to use initiative

· Be willing to undertake direction and guidance

· Have a good understanding of behaviour management strategies

· Be able to work as part of a team

The ideal candidate will:

· Have high expectations and believe every child can achieve

· Make learning irresistible, effective and inclusive

· Be excited about ongoing professional development, being a lifelong learner

· Actively contribute to the wider life of the school

· Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team

In turn, we can offer you:

· The opportunity to continue to be part of and to build on our exceptional learning and teaching and personal development offer for our children;

· The opportunity to help continue to build and develop our team and to accentuate the ethos and culture of our school;

· The opportunity to make a difference to children's lives;

· The chance for your skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement;

· High quality training and development through one of the country's leading Multi-Academy Trusts;

· The opportunity to work with children from diverse ethnicities and cultures;

· A future career flightpath within REAch2 Academy Trust;

· Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors

If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated, committed to making a positive difference to children's lives and want to be part of creating a legacy for the future - apply now! We look forward to receiving your application viahttps://mynewterm.com/jobs/145880/EDV-2024-NPA-36372

How to apply:

You are invited to submit an application form to Baz Duffy, Headteacher using the link below:


Please download our Application Pack for more information about the role.

Information about the School

Newhall is a new, 2-form, state of the art academy and nursery on the Newhall development in Harlow. The school has been built to accommodate 420 primary children (Reception to Year 6) and 56 nursery children (6 months to 4 years).

Our school and nursery are situated on vast grounds, incorporating sports fields, games courts and play areas. The main building itself offers a fully equipped curriculum kitchen for pupil use, a beautiful library, outbreak areas for interventions, a music and drama room and very well-resourced nursery rooms and primary classrooms.

All our staff have an excellent work ethic and deliver high quality learning opportunities for our polite and eager-to-learn children. We have a caring, family ethos coupled with high expectations and along with the Reach2 Academy Trust, we are able to provide high quality CPD for all who work here.

We look forward to having you join our Newhall family!

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Victoria Edwards
Reach2 Academy Trust
Roundhouse Way, Harlow
Essex, CM17 9SF
Telephone: 01279215480
Email: sbm@newhallacademy.org

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