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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until 31/08/2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 to £23,114.00 per annum (Pro rata £20,058.34 to £20,390.92 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent.
  • Experience of working with children in a school setting.
  • Experience of using assessments within a Primary School.
  • The ability to work one to one, in small groups and with whole classes.
  • The ability to contribute effectively to teachers’ planning and preparation of lessons.

What the school offers its staff

About The Olive School, Preston

The Olive School, Preston is a Muslim faith-based, primary school for 4 to 11 year olds, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none. We opened in 2016 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism. We were graded as 'Outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted during our first inspection in June 2019.

We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

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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About The Olive School, Preston

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01772926100

The Olive School, Preston is a 420 place Muslim faith based primary school which welcomes children from all faiths and none. It opened in September 2016, admitting 60 children into Reception and 60 children into Year 1. It will welcome another 60 children into Reception each September and will reach its full size in 2021. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

The Olive School, Preston is a happy, friendly place where every child feels welcomed and valued. The curriculum fosters thought, curiosity and a desire for learning, providing a solid foundation for future learning and a rounded educational experience that addresses each child’s academic, personal and social development

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