We are looking for caring, nurturing (term time only) Learning Support Assistants who are committed to supporting children's learning both in the classroom and at lunchtime.
Our ideal candidates will have experience in working with young children. Also to have experience of working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADD/ADHD or dyslexia in a school setting would be desirable but is not essential. .
The successful candidates will work alongside a hardworking, dedicated and friendly team. There are excellent opportunities professional development and there is strong support for staff welfare, including a new staff well-being area.
You will be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, be an effective team member and be able to use your own initiative.
You must be able to support the distinctive Christian ethos of the school but you do not have to be a practising Christian.
Hours are 8.25am until 3.20pm (30 minutes unpaid breaks), Monday to Friday inclusive. Term time only plus 3 INSET days
Salary – £20,733 FTE, Actual pro rata salary for 30 hours per week - £14,577.30
Interview date: To be confirmed
Start date: to be agreed with the successful candidate
All applications must be made using the online form – we do not accept CVs as any part of an application.
Your personal statement should include a brief overview of who you are, your strengths and any work experience and/or education you've had. . Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.
Please note that we will take up references before the interview. It is essential therefore, that all reference details supplied are correct, up to date and include a current email address.
Ashley School is part of The Good Shepherd Trust. Please take the time to look at our website which will give you more information about our school, our ethos, aims and values.
The closing date for this job is Friday 24th November at midday but applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point before this date.
The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our employment practices reflect this commitment.
The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and employment practices reflect this commitment.
The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of Ashley is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, LGC members, Trust directors, visitors, contractors and third-party professionals to share this view. The safeguarding and protection of children is everyone’s responsibility.
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