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  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

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Term time

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale 6/SO1 FTE £32,395 - £36,599 PRO RATA £27,739.81 - £31,339.69

What skills and experience we're looking for

To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This may involve planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring students and assessing, recording, and reporting on students' achievement, progress, and development whilst promoting compassion approach trauma informed practices.

Responsible for the management and development of learning support assistants including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal, and training. LSAs will be responsible for implementing academic targets in liaison with the class teachers and the SENCo.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

 An inclusive approach based on shared responsibility & teamwork, which values every member of our community

 A challenging learning environment where you will be asked to expand your thinking about our learning offer to our young people

 Excellent induction & outstanding on-going staff development

 Ongoing Employee Wellbeing support

 Staff Discounts

Further details about the role

The Skills Hub is a Trauma Informed co-educational Alternative Provision for pupils in the London Borough of Hillingdon who cannot attend mainstream school for a variety of reasons. It currently offers places to pupils aged 11-16, many of whom have been, or are at risk of, permanent exclusion.

It is an exciting time for The Skills Hub we have recently moved into our brand new purpose-built site in the 2022-23 academic year and will expand its intake to 120 pupils aged from 5 to 19. The new Free School will offer extensive dedicated facilities for our primary provision as well as state of the art, science labs and sports facilities.

Staff enjoy working with the young people who attend The Skills Hub and helping them to return to mainstream school or prepare them for the world of work, further education or training. To find out more about us visit www.theskillshub.org

All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

The Skills Hub is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact starapdar@theprideacademy.co.uk

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role.

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date: 30/04/2024

Interviews will take place on: week commencing 7th May 2024

Start date: ASAP

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions

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)
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 The Skills Hub

School type
Free School, ages 5 to 19
School size
55 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19

Arranging a visit to The Skills Hub

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email starapdar@theprideacademy.co.uk.

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