Learning Coach (Maternity Cover)

The Olive School Hackney, London, E9 6EJ

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 July 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Until 31/05/2023)

Salary

£19,650 to £20,043 per annum (Pro rata £16,826 to £17,163 per annum) plus inner london weighting

Learning Coach (Maternity Cover) job summary

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

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:

- A strong academic record including Maths and English GCSE grade C (or equivalent) or better.
- Practical experience of working with children within an educational setting (voluntary or paid).
- Working knowledge of the National Curriculum.
- 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.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 020 7683 7436.​​​​​​​

Key Dates

Closing Date: Thursday, 30 June 2022 at midnight.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Proposed Start Date: ​​​​​​​Monday, 04 July 2022.

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applying for the job

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About The Olive School Hackney

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
620 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

The Olive School, Hackney is a 630 place Muslim faith based primary school. The school opened in September 2013 with 90 Reception and 90 Year 1 children. It will build up its pupil numbers year on year. It has a caring, inclusive ethos and welcomes applications from parents and pupils of all faiths and none. Like all Star schools, it has “Leadership” as a specialism.

Staff offer an inspirational and life-enhancing educational experience for all children. They work tirelessly to ensure that each and every child is nurtured, inspired, challenged and supported to succeed and develop their natural gifts and talents.

The Olive School, Hackney was assessed as “outstanding” in every category at its first Ofsted inspection in May 2015.

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