Parkfield School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a
Learning Support Assistant to join the Academy team to start in September 2022.
Post: Learning Support Assistant (EYFS-KS2)
Location: Parkfield School, Hurn,
Christchurch, BH23 6DF
FTE Salary Range: Grade 3
SCP 4-6, £19,264 to £20,043
per annum, pro rata
Actual Salary: £14,993.36 - £15,599.67 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st August 2023, part time;
term-time (39 weeks).
Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday
8:15 am – 3:15 pm
About the role
We are seeking to appoint dedicated and inspirational
people to assist in the
support and inclusion of young people with a wide range of special educational
needs within the school. The age range
of pupils in the school is from 4 to 16 years.
This role will predominantly be supporting children within our primary
age range, 4-11 years.
To support the development of pupils’
emotional literacy and social skills through specific and targeted
To support pupils’ academic and social
communication needs and to support positive social and emotional wellbeing,
enabling them to engage in learning in and out of the school environment.
About the successful candidate
position of LSA is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate
individual to support in lessons, deliver interventions and support our
learners in a wide range of subjects across the primary phase.
successful candidate will be:
committed to each child as an individual with hopes, dreams and ambitions.
- Focussed on
building relationships that form bonds of trust, openness and resilience.
- Passionate about
making learning experiences exciting and memorable.
- Determined to
ensure that all children have the opportunity to make good progress and will
exceed national standards
- An individual
with high expectations of your own and children’s performance
- Confident to
engage with parents and develop positive home/school relationships
- A reflective
practitioner who is always open to new initiatives
- A team player
who is highly motivated and enthusiastic
- Prepared to take
an active part in the wider life of Parkfield, willing to add something extra
to the school community by sharing their talents.
- Able to
demonstrate knowledge of Parkfield in their application and indicate how they believe
they could contribute to developing our community and the opportunities for our
- Someone who
lives life with a smile
- To have a good
knowledge and understanding of a range of special educational needs including
social communication needs.
- To have knowledge and
understanding of social, emotional & mental health needs and cognitive
needs, that affect children and young people’s development.
- Excellent listening
- An ability to build
strong, trusting relationships
- To be resilient and
able to take regular responsibility for agreed learning
- Promote and support
the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities
- To use positive and
personalised behaviour management strategies
About the Trust
South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of
England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth,
Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We
are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum
principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young
people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and
attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their
business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with
a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that
others put on them. We do this through
the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver
exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across
all parts of the organisation.
we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values,
are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their
school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional
If you think
this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our
development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by
calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: for applications is Wednesday 3rd
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Thursday
11th August 2022
To apply for this opportunity, please complete
our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick
apply’ on the advert or access by following link below:
We reserve the right to
interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early
application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive
salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development
opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other
We’re proud of
how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction,
are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you
work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are
regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider
community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You
will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of
outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face
We are committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal
Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to
complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form
that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and
therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for
Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants
are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not
need a Skilled Worker Visa.
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