About this role
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.
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
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.
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
- 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
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)
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