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  • Start date details

    02 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£9,640.00 - £9,800.00 Annually (Actual) FTE Salary: £22,737 - £23,114

Learning Support Assistant (18.24 hours) job summary


Learning Support Assistant

Salary: NJC Scale 3-4, Actual Salary: £9,640 - £9,800, FTE Salary: £22,737 - £23,114

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: Thursday 25 July 2024 at 9am

Interviews: TBC


Are you looking for a fantastic new opportunity? Iceni Academy is looking for a Learning Support Assistant who strives to share their passion for education with our students and join our dedicated team to uphold the Academy’s vision and values.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated and has a passion for supporting teaching and learning by establishing supportive relationships with students, helping to raise their self-esteem and develop a positive attitude to learning within a secondary Academy. You will relish the opportunity to work with young people in a vibrant and dynamic learning environment.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, patient, and able to use their own initiative, to support students in the classroom to ensure that they are making progress academically, socially and emotionally. Previous experience in a relatable role within an educational establishment is desirable but not essential. This role requires, a grade C/4 or equivalent in English and Maths and for you to meet Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualifications or experience.

General Responsibilities

Lead by example and consistently embody our high expectations embodied in ‘The Iceni Way’

Contribute to the effective safeguarding of students, promoting student welfare and working with the SLT to ensure that students and staff feel safe.

Build positive and strong relationships with our students, valuing their opinions and encouraging the development of Iceni value and ethos.

Promote inclusion, equality of opportunity and diversity in all of your work.

Work in partnership with parents and carers in order to secure the best outcomes for our students.

Support the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of students ensuring that the

promotion of British values is at the heart of the academy’s work.

Teach to a high standard, ensuring that academy expectations and processes are strongly embedded in all lessons.

Assist in the day-to-day operational running of the academy and maintain a high profile at noncontact times, social times and at the start and end of the day.

Contribute to and take an active part in your own professional development and the improvement of the academy

Why choose Iceni Academy?

We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher/staff workload. If you want to inspire, aspire, and achieve, come, and join something special and make your mark.

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills, and attributes to have a successful and happy life.

About Academy Transformation Trust

We are proud to be a part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies whose mission is to transform the learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

What’s in it for you?

Access to continuous personal development programs. A bespoke platform supporting colleague welfare and benefits, including pension scheme, employee assistance program (EAP), recognition and reward scheme, health cash plan, cycle to work scheme and discounts on many major high street brands.

Are you ready to make a difference and join our journey? If you wish to apply for the role of Learning Support Assistant, please complete an online application form.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023. We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.

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About Iceni Secondary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
748 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Why choose Iceni Academy? Iceni Academy is on a journey to transform the lives of all students and staff with whom we work. We are determined to give our students the very best education possible, so they can realise their full potential and succeed in their later lives, by offering them a broad and balanced knowledge-rich curriculum, rooted in strong pedagogy, throughout their time studying with us. We hold this as the gold standard for all our students, with Ofsted inspectors particularly noting that ‘Leaders….have high expectations of pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)’.

Iceni Academy is sponsored by Academy Transformation Trust, whose mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

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