256 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    31 March 2025 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 March 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

£12.60 Hourly

Casual Learning Partner job summary

The Milestone School is part of SAND Academies Trust and is an outstanding school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 3-16, based in Gloucester.

The Role

We are looking to appoint Casual Learning Partners to join our bank of supply staff. The successful applicants should have a passion for working with pupils who have special educational needs and disabilities, which include severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours. The main purpose of the Learning Partner is to support teaching and learning within classes.

Supply staff are usually contacted by text from 7.15am to check if available to cover staff absences that day. If booked, Casual Learning Partners will be required to work between the hours of 9.15am and 3.15pm term time only and will be able to claim a maximum daily total of 5.5 hours per day (staff receive a 30-minute unpaid lunch break).

Supply staff are required to always bring in swimming kit and must be prepared to assist pupils in the swimming pool.

The Schools and the Trust

We are passionate that every child deserves the very best education. As a partnership we will: improve outcomes, opportunities and life chances for children and young people, offer more / wider support for their families and share and develop staff expertise.

Our Benefits

By joining our team we can offer you, generous annual leave allowance, generous pension scheme (LGPS), Employee Assistance Program & Counselling, Occupational Health Service, Continuing Professional Development and Staff Get Staff Referral Scheme.

Additional Information

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. If you are unable to complete an online application, please contact the applications team on 01452 923800 to request an alternative format.

SAND Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All staff will require pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS, satisfactory Health clearance and evidence of Right to Work in the UK. Applicants who have lived or worked overseas within the last 10 years must provide an equivalent DBS certificate or Police clearance from the country that they resided or worked in. Prohibition checks will also be completed if necessary. Applicants should read the Information Pack, Safeguarding Information and Privacy Notice prior to submitting an application.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About The Milestone School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 16
School size
327 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16

School location

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