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  • Start date details

    Janaury 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,117.00 - £23,504.00 Annually (FTE) Approx Starting Salary £15,769.084

Learning Support Assistant (DAN004BC) job summary

About this role

Learning Support Assistant

Danemill Primary School

Grade 5 Pay Point 7-8 (£23,117 - £23,504).

29.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Fixed Term until June 2024

Danemill Primary School are looking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant who will work under the direct supervision of a teacher to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.


Why choose Danemill Primary School?

At Danemill we believe that a happy child is a child who will enjoy learning in a positive, inclusive and fun environment. Our aim is to ensure that each and every child fulfils their potential and is ready for the next stage in their education. Our key learning values are woven throughout our curriculum, curiosity, communication, reflection, resilience, motivation, creativity, collaboration and bravery.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  •         To help prepare, monitor and maintain a safe and secure learning environment in line with the teacher’s lesson plans.
  •          To work under the direct supervision of a teacher to carry out planned learning activities with small groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on their engagement in activities and their achievement of the desired learning objectives.
  •   Encouraging a high standard of behaviour, develop relationship with others and recognize and deal with emotions in an appropriate way
  • To prepare and utilise ICT resources to support pupils learning.
  •   To prepare and support the use of learning materials and create visual displays, in accordance with the requirements of the teacher, in order to facilitate a relevant physical learning environment.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • NVQ 2 in support Teaching and Learning, or Equivalent OR able to demonstrate the ability to meet the STL Level 2 National Occupational Standards relevant to this post.
  •   Experience of supporting teaching and learning in a formal setting.
  • Knowledge of child protection and health and safety procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.


What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  •   Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues



More about Discovery Schools Trust

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.


Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.


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 Enderby Danemill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
367 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Us

At Danemill we believe that a happy child is a child who will enjoy learning in a positive and inclusive environment with excellent support and above all, fun.

Our goal is to provide the children with an education to develop their full potential, so that each will have a full and satisfying life and may, with happiness and a sense of self-worth, contribute to society.

We aim to create a happy, creative, co-operative and imaginative environment for our children.

Our children and their development embody our school motto – “Only my best is good enough”. We promise to provide an environment and the support that allows this belief to flourish.

We provide a wide and varied range of extracurricular activities in addition to the National Curriculum that cater for all year groups. The children are actively encouraged to participate in these activities to enhance both their learning and social skills.

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