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Whitmore Primary School and Nursery has an exciting opportunity for a KS2 Learning Support Assistant / Midday Assistant to join the team as soon as possible.
The LSA working hours are: 8:45am to 3:20pm, Monday to Friday (including a 30 min break) 25 hours and 25 minutes per week during term time (39 weeks per year, including 5 inset days)
The MDA working hours are: 1 hour per day (5 hours per week) during lunchtime, Monday to Friday term time only (38 weeks per year)
LSA Salary: Scale 3 or Scale 4, Points 5 to 7 Actual Salary £14,247 to £14,714 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience (includes paid annual leave which must be taken during school closure periods)
MDA Salary: Scale 2, Point 3. Actual Salary: £2,647 per annum.
Applications close: Midday on Tuesday 28th November 2023. Interview date: To be confirmed.
Whitmore Primary School and Nursery is located in Whitmore Way, Basildon and has an excellent reputation in the local community. We are one of ten schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.
We are looking for a person who:
· works as part of a team and independently using their own initiative
· can liaise with professionals and parents respectfully
· is able to follow advice and guidance from SLT, Teachers and other professionals
· is willing to undertake training and attend courses
We can offer you:
· a well-resourced learning environment with enthusiastic and supportive staff
· a forward looking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff
· a commitment to continued professional development
· access to our Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their families
Berlesduna is a Trust that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development and planned career progression.
We welcome visits to the school prior to application. Visits can be arranged by contacting Helen Kilner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We may review the internet and social media relating to shortlisted candidates as part of the screening process. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Please note - Previous applicants need not apply.
Information about the School
Whitmore Primary School and Nursery is a growing and supportive school in the local community, located in Whitmore Way, Basildon. We are one of seven schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.