Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    asap or September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Subjects

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,465.67 - £18,051.78 Annually (Actual)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Learning Support Assistant

Pay scale: NJC Level 2b Points 3-5 £17465.67 - £18051.78 actual, £22737 - £23500 FTE

Hours: 32.5 hours per week term time only + 5 training days - Monday to Friday 8:30am - 3:45pm, including lunch cover

Closing date: Sunday 14th April

Interviews: Wk com. 15th April

Start date: Positions available now and in September 2024

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join our fantastic SEND team. You might be an experience LSA or maybe you looking to start a career in education. Whatever your experience, we believe our fantastic school should be your next career move! Our Learning Support Assistants work with our SENDCo, SEND Team and class teachers to plan and deliver support for students with SEND at Key Stages 3 and 4, that inspires them to participate and excel in the full life of the school.

The successful candidate will be supportive of our ethos and values with the ability to encourage and motivate our students to succeed. We are looking for someone who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation and has high expectations of our students.

If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would love to hear from you. We will support you and your training needs.

If you have any questions or require further information please email Mrs Janice Marshall at jmarshall@henlowacademy.org.uk or call 01462 813733

Application forms to be returned to jmarshall@henlowacademy.org.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of pupils and expects staff to share that commitment. The school operates safer recruitment practices and the successful applicant will be subject to DBS Clearance.

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 Henlow Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 9 to 16
Education phase
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School size
569 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

Henlow Church of England Academy has students on roll across Years 5 to 10 and enjoy strong links with our feeder lower schools of All Saints, Derwent, Langford, Meppershall and Raynsford. Each year students also join us from a wider range of schools including children of military personnel and families wishing to continue their links with the church. Our vibrant sense of community and 'Henlow Values' really come alive on a daily basis.

Our staff comprises of 41 teachers and 62 support staff. The Senior Management Team is substantively the Headteacher, two Deputy Headteachers, two Assistant Headteachers, the SENDCo, the Chief Finance Officer and Operations Manager.

The school’s commitment to learning extends to staff as well as students: there is a well-developed structure for NQTs and other new members of staff, and a strong culture of ongoing professional development among our teaching and support staff. We are continually looking to develop innovative approaches to learning with an increasing focus on collaborative learning.

The school is going through an exciting period of change, transitioning from a middle to secondary school. Our first Year 11 cohort will complete their Key Stage 4 journey in the summer of 2024. To accommodate the change of age range an extensive building project has been completed. Some highlights include a large MUGA, 5 new science laboratories, a large auditorium, graphics room, textiles room, a new food technology room and computer suite. Much of the school has been altered and refurbished to provide a full GCSE curriculum.

The successful candidate should be a hardworking, energetic and motivated individual who is willing to develop their expertise, take on new challenges, embrace change and is keen to join our developing team of committed professionals.

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