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  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Fringe Allowance - £988 per annum (FTE)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

About this Role:

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and friendly staff team to support pupils within Early Years and our Learning Zone. The post will be offered on a fixed term contract in the first instance to 19th July 2024, working 28.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only.

The School:

The Grove is a vibrant school with a strong ethos and a highly committed staff team. We have high aspirations for our pupils and enjoy providing exciting and stimulating learning opportunities for them. We are developing our plans and provision for the future with even greater ambition.

The Person:

We are looking for candidates who:

Enjoy workingwith children and are interested in their development

Have goodknowledge and skills in literacy and numeracy

Will work well aspart of a team, working effectively with children, staff and parents

Are flexible andwilling to take on different challenges and are proactive in their practice inorder to seek out the best ways to engage and enthuse young children

Are creative andresourceful

Have enthusiasmand are willing to develop their practice

Prior experience in working with children either professionally or on avoluntary basis is essential. You will be well supported and appropriatetraining will be provided as required.

Why join us?

We can offer you:

An excellentenvironment in which to successfully develop your career

The guidance andsupport of an experienced Principal, Assistant Principal and staff teams

The benefits ofworking collaboratively with colleagues

An investment inyour CPD and opportunities across the Aspire Academy Trust

Our Multi Academy Trust was formed in September 2014, and incorporatesHammond, Bovingdon, Bedmond, Broadfield, Knutsford and The GroveAcademies, along with a well-established Teaching School.

Aspire offers:

Anexciting opportunity to be part of an expanding organisation with highaspirations

Theopportunity to truly mould and grow alongside our planned organisational growth

A stronglearning environment, evidenced by our learning culture and our teaching school

Theopportunity to help drive the Trust, its employees and its practices towardsfuture excellence

Collaborationof good practice across the Trust schools

Have ateaching school as part of the Trust offering excellent training opportunities

Theability to progress with the Trust schools to leadership posts

Free mealoffered daily to all Trust staff


Equal Opportunities:

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. A satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with a Children’s Barred List Check is required as a condition of employment. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted on shortlisted candidates to identify anything that may need further exploration with candidates. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


Safeguarding statement:

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. A satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with a Children’s Barred List Check is required as a condition of employment. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted on shortlisted candidates to identify anything that may need further exploration with candidates. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Interviews will be confirmed. For the right candidate we may interview before the closing date.

Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2024

This job post has expired.

About The Grove Academy

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

Our Academy is a three-form entry Primary school, with Nursery. We are part of the Aspire Academies Trust, and are active members of the West Herts Teaching Schools Partnership, meaning we have access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. We have a stunning environment for learning and teaching, with large grounds. We offer full day care for children, with Breakfast and After School Clubs on site. Our school is well resourced and we have a strong ethos of team work. Our children are lively and eager to learn.

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