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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £23,893 FTE

Actual salary

£16,114.00 - £16,384.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

Do you have experience working collaboratively with teachers, administrators and fellow support staff to enhance the overall educational experience for students? Are you a detail-oriented professional seeking a rewarding support staff position where your organisational skills can make a real impact on educational successes? If so, we want to hear from you!

What we are looking for:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated Learning Support Assistant to become part of our team at Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School. We are looking for someone with a proactive 'can-do' attitude and a passion for doing whatever it takes. Beyond that, we are looking for an individual who demonstrates the potential to excel in their role.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting pupil’s learning and attending to pupils’ personal needs, in order to support teaching and learning in the classroom and across the school. They will also be responsible for supporting the preparation, planning and implementation of individual and group learning activities and intervention programmes across the school.

This is a 30 hours per week, term time plus two days, permanent contract.

Our School:

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi-Academy Trust comprising of nine schools: seven primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. Our schools are run for the benefit of children and young people, and we have unwavering focus on achievement which is paramount so that all of our children and young people enjoy greater life chances. We aim to provide professional work environments where our people have the support and tools to do a great job and push our children and young people to scale new heights in a safe and secure environment.

Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School are a proud member of Pontefract Academies Trust. At Orchard Head, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instil an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals. Orchard Head is firmly rooted in our local community, and we believe that strong community ties enhance the educational experience for our students.

Benefits – what can we offer you?

At Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School, every member of our team, whether in teaching or support roles, plays a pivotal part in contributing to the ongoing success of our students. In return, we provide a wealth of benefits, as we believe Our People Matter.

  • Experience the warm, welcoming, and social environment at Orchard Head J, I & N School, often praised by visitors for its positive atmosphere and the exceptional friendliness and supportiveness of our staff.
  • We highly value every member of our team, and we are proud of our focus on professional learning and development as we are of our reputation.
  • Access to recognised training and leadership courses, including National Professional Qualifications in leadership and other accredited courses.
  • Enjoy our modern staff room, offering a comfortable environment.
  • Our highly visible senior leadership team is there to support you throughout the school day, along with a collaborative team of colleagues within the department and across the school.
  • As a staff member, benefit from our employee assistance program, offering services such as physiotherapy, 24/7 GP access, and personal or professional advice on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and more.
  • Enjoy additional perks like free on-site parking, flu jabs, childcare vouchers, gym discounts, a cycle-to-work scheme, and much more.
  • We offer a very generous pension scheme with an impressive employer contribution and life assurance of at least three times your salary.

This is not an exhaustive list, but just some of the reasons to be a proud member of Pontefract Academies Trust, Orchard Head, and our community!

Interested?

We're always thrilled to connect with potential applicants before interviews. If you're curious to learn more or would like to experience the warmth of our wonderful school through a visit, please feel free to reach out at admin@orchardhead.patrust.org.uk or give us a call at 01977 723495.

To submit your application, kindly click hereto access our website and utilise our Face-Ed system. The deadline for submissions is 10am on Friday 17th May 2024. We're genuinely excited about the prospect of receiving your application and getting to know you better.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, extending a warm welcome to applications from individuals of all backgrounds. At the Pontefract Academies Trust, our unwavering commitment is to provide full support and ensure the safety of children and young people. We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting their welfare at all times. It's important to note that any employment offer is subject to the successful receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and completion of pre-employment checks (including online checks). Additionally, shortlisted applicants will be invited to provide a self-declaration form, reinforcing our commitment to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits – what can we offer you?

At Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School, every member of our team, whether in teaching or support roles, plays a pivotal part in contributing to the ongoing success of our students. In return, we provide a wealth of benefits, as we believe Our People Matter.

  • Experience the warm, welcoming, and social environment at Orchard Head J, I & N School, often praised by visitors for its positive atmosphere and the exceptional friendliness and supportiveness of our staff.
  • We highly value every member of our team, and we are proud of our focus on professional learning and development as we are of our reputation.
  • Access to recognised training and leadership courses, including National Professional Qualifications in leadership and other accredited courses.
  • Enjoy our modern staff room, offering a comfortable environment.
  • Our highly visible senior leadership team is there to support you throughout the school day, along with a collaborative team of colleagues within the department and across the school.

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.

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About Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977232146

At Orchard Head J, I & N School, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instill an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@patrust.org.uk.

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