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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    12 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,897.00 - £24,299.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Starting Salary £17,958.89

ELSA (SIL074BC) job summary

ELSA

Redlands Primary School

Grade 6 Pay Point 9-10

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Permanent

We are seeking an Emotional Literacy Support Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, empathy, and the ability to work collaboratively with teachers and parents. The role involves providing emotional support to students, promoting positive mental health, and facilitating social and emotional learning.

Why choose us:

Discovery Schools Academy 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 is 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.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Establishing supportive, caring and secure relationships with children, and to be available to offer individual supportand someone for a child to talk to.
  • Develop knowledge of a range of learning and behavioural support needs and to plan, devise and implement appropriate programmes to help develop children’s emotional literacy skills and emotional wellbeing.
  • Ensuring that all records and notes are kept up to date, distributed and filed in accordance with the school’s procedures,and that appropriate levels of confidentiality are maintained.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Level 2 qualifications in Maths/numeracy and English/literacy or able to demonstrate competency in literacy and numeracy equivalent to level 2.
  • Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a formal setting.

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

What we offer:

Flexible working options

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

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

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.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.

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.

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 Sileby Redlands Community Primary School

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

t is the aim of the staff and governors at Redlands to ensure that all our children are happy and enjoy their time at school. We like to promote an environment in which every child has the potential to do their very best and be recognised for all their achievements. We have close links with our community and believe in working together to inspire the children to be proud of the place in which they live. Our parents are fantastic and work hard to support the school and we are a school that is very much at the centre of the village of Sileby.

Our school is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust. Discovery Schools Academy 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 is 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.

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