Learning Support Assistant

Castle Batch Primary School Academy, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 7FN

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (10 Months)

Pay scale

£12,621 - £12,873

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Learning Support Assistant Part Time - 27.91 Hours Per Week Term Time Only Fixed Term until 31 August 2023 subject to Top Up FundingTPLT3 £12,621 - £12,873 (gross, actual salary per annum)

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at our Castle Batch Primary School Academy. We require an enthusiastic individual who would like to support a child in a Key Stage 1 year group. A knowledge of ASD and Expressive Language Disorder is desirable.

What you will do:

  • Work under the direction of the class teacher to ensure learning targets are achieved and the child is supported to achieve their best in the school environment
  • Promote wellbeing by encouraging them to develop good relationships with others, develop their self-reliance and self-esteem and help them adjust to new settings
  • Support the child with intimate care needs

The successful candidates will have:

  • Excellent and effective communication skills
  • A good standard of education/ three or more GCSEs including maths and English at Grade C minimum or L2 literacy and numeracy
  • Some experience of working with children with Speech and Language needs
  • An ability to adapt and respond to the needs of the children

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, online searches and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.Please see the following links to our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and Recruitment and Selection policy.

Closing Date: 30 September 2022 Proposed

 Interview Date: 01 October 2022 Proposed

 Start Date: 01 November 2022

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About Castle Batch Primary School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
407 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email
hr@theplt.org.uk
Contact phone number
01934529357

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.
At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.
We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.
TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Nathan Jenkins
CEO

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