44 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    21 August 2024

  • Closing date

    25 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,407.00 - £24,794.00 Annually (FTE) £15,520

1:1 Learning Support Assistant (GRE110BC) job summary

1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Greystoke Primary School

Grade 5 Pay Point 7-8 (£24,407 - £24,794).

Approximate starting salary of £15,520, for working:

27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Monday to Friday, 08:45am - 15:15pm

Fixed term from 21 August 2024 to 21 August 2025

Greystoke Primary School are looking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant who will work under the direct supervision of a teacher to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.

Why choose Greystoke Primary School?

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To help prepare, monitor and maintain a safe and secure learning environment in line with the teacher’s lesson plans.
  • To work under the direct supervision of a teacher to carry out planned learning activities with small groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on their engagement in activities and their achievement of the desired learning objectives.
  • Encouraging a high standard of behaviour, develop relationship with others and recognize and deal with emotions in an appropriate way
  • To prepare and utilise ICT resources to support pupils learning.
  • To prepare and support the use of learning materials and create visual displays, in accordance with the requirements of the teacher, in order to facilitate a relevant physical learning environment.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • NVQ 2 in support Teaching and Learning, or Equivalent OR able to demonstrate the ability to meet the STL Level 2 National Occupational Standards relevant to this post.
  • Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a formal setting.
  • Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

More about Discovery Schools Trust

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses. Please note that the Trust may utilise AI checking solutions during the application review process and will be considered when shortlisting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Greystoke Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
358 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Greystoke Primary School is a Good-rated school based in Narborough: a large village and civil parish in the Blaby district of Leicestershire, located around 6 miles south-west of Leicester. Our school enjoys the quiet of a small suburb whilst being well -connected to Leicester City with Fosse Park being a short car ride away.

The school has an extensive range of facilities and include: extensive grounds with a large woodland area, exciting play areas which include sports equipment and play spaces suitable for different ages. The school also boasts an on-site swimming pool that children in EYFS through to Year 4 swim every week.

Greystoke runs a popular nursery provision which caters for three year olds as well as a daily Wrap around Care provision before and after school. All children are encouraged to reach their full potential and play an active part in the school.

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