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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 March 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    2 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£14,772.07 to £15,019.11

Learning Support Assistant job summary

SCH-PAT-0438


Join our team of dedicated support staff and become an essential part of the educational journey of our pupils, ensuring their success and wellbeing!


What does this role involve?


We’re seeking a fantastic Learning Support Assistant to become part of our team at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students learning and attending to pupil’s personal needs, to support teaching and learning in the classroom and across the school.


To be successful in your application, you must demonstrate experience of working with, or caring for, children or young people of a relevant age. You must have the ability to work as an effective team member and communicate effectively with young people and adults.


Some of your key duties will include:

 

  • Working collaboratively with teaching staff and other support staff to enhance the development and education of pupils.
  • Supporting the needs of individual pupils, or small groups of pupils, as directed by teaching staff.
  • Monitoring the behavior of pupils whilst they are undertaking their work to ensure a constructive environment, and dealing with situations arising in accordance with school policies and procedures.


Why choose Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School?


Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools: six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. As a family of schools, we collaborate with each other, challenge each other and share best practice. We take collective responsibility for each other and the results of all our children and young people.


Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School is a larger than average two form entry primary school. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’. We have a positive culture in place throughout school and high expectations for children’s learning, their behaviour and personal presentation. The staff at Halfpenny Lane are naturally ambitious and strive to ensure that all children are provided with every opportunity to maximise their undoubted potential.


What can we offer you?


We’re passionate about employee benefits at Pontefract Academies Trust, offering the following as standard to all:


  • Generous employer pension (LGPS Teachers Pension and West Yorkshire Pension Fund).
  • Generous annual leave entitlements paid as part of your annual salary (starting from 26 days annual leave, up to a maximum of 33 days dependent on length of service and grade of role – plus 8 statutory bank holidays).
  • Flexible working requests always considered.
  • Fantastic family friendly policies with a focus on employee work/life balance.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Reduced gym membership at Aspire Health Facilities across the region.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Employee assistance programme (including physiotherapy, personal or professional concerns on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and other matters).
  • PAT on the back scheme.
  • Life assurance of at least three times your salary.
  • Free flu vaccinations.


Next steps:


Please click here to view our 2022 – 2025 Trust Strategic Plan, or click here to access the Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School website. To arrange a visit to the school, or for further information on the role, please contact admin@halfpenny.patrust.org.uk or call 01977 703270.


Please click here to access our website and submit your application on our Face-Ed system no later than 10:00am on Tuesday 05 March 2024.


We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fullly supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

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 Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

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

Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School is a larger than average two form entry primary school. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’. We have a positive culture in place throughout school and high expectations for children’s learning, their behaviour and personal presentation. The staff at Halfpenny Lane are naturally ambitious and strive to ensure that all children are provided with every opportunity to maximise their undoubted potential.

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