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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 32.5 hours per week (part-time or job-share considered) Monday to Friday, 8.25am-3.25pm, with 30 minutes unpaid break per day. Term time, plus three Inset days (38 weeks)

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,189—£21,968

Actual salary

£15,461 (£10.98 per hour)

What skills and experience we're looking for

As part of our ongoing school improvement strategy, and due to our increasing student numbers, with our Year 7 cohort for September 2023 being significantly oversubscribed, we are looking to expand our staff team at Court Fields School. We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspiring Learning Support Assistant at this exciting time.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working with SEN students including those with an EHCP helping them to progress, achieve their targets and participate in the wider life of the school.

We are seeking individuals with an enthusiastic approach to learning, who believe they can make a difference to children who have additional needs. Our ideal candidate will be able to inspire those around those around them to be ambitious, and use their full potential.

You will be joining an ambitious, committed and hardworking team of staff who offer amazing support, both in an academic and pastoral sense and are relentless in their drive to make a genuine difference to and lasting impact on our young people, families and the wider community. Court Fields has been rated as a ‘Good’ school at a recent ‘Ofsted’ inspection where ‘staff morale is high’ and ‘pupils enjoy good relationships with staff.’

What the school offers its staff

  • Support/collaboration across the Trust with the opportunity for peer support and promotion
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Delicious, affordable meals and snacks from our canteen
  • A comprehensive and supportive CPD programme
  • A varied and exciting mix of enrichment clubs to get involved in
  • Work for an inspiring school with a fantastic reputation in the local community, ensuring that Court Fields provides the very best for every child

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to tmorcom@courtfields.net

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About Court Fields School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
755 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01823 664201

Court Fields School has nearly 800 students on roll and is an 11-16 fully comprehensive secondary school. Our 3 values of ‘Achieve, Belong and Participate’ drive all that we do. At Court Fields School our priority is our students: their academic and pastoral outcomes. We focus on high quality teaching and learning and promote a climate of success and achievement for every student. We have a passion for and a commitment to the core purpose of education and focus relentlessly on each student’s right to the very best provision. We are committed to fostering self-confidence, enthusiasm, perseverance and integrity. We continue to work relentlessly to support students to achieve academic success, develop their creativity and excel. We provide a positive learning environment where students encounter a wide range of experiences safely, encouraged by a team of dedicated and highly experienced professionals. Our vibrant learning community, coupled with a culture of high standards and high expectations brings out the best in every student, supports ambition and establishes secure foundations for the future. Court Fields is an inspiring place to work. Having already made significant improvements over the last 2 years, it is an exciting time to join our team. Our staff, students, parents/carers and community are proud of the school, support its journey, and are committed to ensuring that Court Fields provides the very best for every child. Staff at all levels have a strong visible presence within the school and both students and staff are responsive to one another. If there is a problem, we will take any action quickly and fairly. There must be no child invisible at The Castle Partnership Trust and incidents are dealt with quickly and effectively, so that children know and trust that we will take care of things and will go the extra mile with them. We are also committed to widening participation so that every child participates in learning and enrichment. All members of the school community are expected to pursue these aims.

Arranging a visit to Court Fields School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tmorcom@courtfields.net.

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