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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 27 hrs (Term Time & Inset Days Only)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £23,893

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working pattern: Term time only & Inset days, part time - 27 hours per week

Actual starting salary (calculated pro rata): £14,708 per annum

Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Can you support our pupils with their learning and personal development? Are you passionate about helping students succeed and make progress?

The Burgess Hill Academy are looking to recruit enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Support Assistant / Haven Student Supervisor to join our expanding team. This role is split 50:50 between Learning Support Assistant and Haven Supervisor.

Learning Support Assistants play a crucial role in the education of our students. They promote the learning and personal development of all pupils; including but not exclusively, those with special education needs. Our Learning Support Assistants provide support in the classroom and work with specific students, across all subject areas.

Your duties will include:

Supervising the students within The Haven during lesson time and additional break times

Providing support in the classroom and work with specific students, across all subject areas

Supporting with set tasks and producing differentiated tasks where necessary

Liaising with the SENCo and Inclusion Co-ordinator re progress/needs of students

This opportunity will suit you if have:

Excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills

The ability to work in a discreet and sensitive manner

Experience of working within a school environment or with young people (desirable but not essential)

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

Automatic annual pay increments

High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression

A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme

Generous public sector pension scheme

Discounts on retail & travel

Cycle 2 Work scheme

Charity giving

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies 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 appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About The Burgess Hill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1081 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Burgess Hill Academy

At The Burgess Hill Academy, we challenge and support our students so that they aim high. Academic learning is our central focus, backed up by a strong belief in enhancing our students’ wellbeing and creating employable adults for the future.

It’s an exciting time for our Academy. Classrooms and science labs have been updated and improved and we’ve revitalised outdoor areas fit for today’s students.

The academy is committed to ensuring that every pupil leaves with the qualifications, enrichment experiences and employability skills they need for life. It has a published admissions number of 240 and total capacity of 1200.

Arranging a visit to The Burgess Hill Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.lake@theburgesshillacademy.org.uk.

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