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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full Time (32.5 hours) / Permanent contract (Part time hours may be considered)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,632 - £24,331

Actual salary

£16,650 - £18,727 pro rata per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work alongside the teachers and other support staff in our Academy.

Key Roles and responsibilities:

  • To support teachers in providing for the education and welfare of all children in the academy, taking account of their needs
  • Maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all children in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Show professionalism by having proper regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the academy
  • Consistently demonstrate the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils

  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other colleagues

The Ideal candidate will:

  • Be kind, caring and patient
  • Have some experience in supporting children who have additional needs
  • Be enthusiastic and have a genuine passion for motivating children to be their best

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Discounted Wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Pupil
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as Happy, motivated children
  • Opportunities for Training and Progression
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox)

Visits to Holly Lodge are welcomed and if you would like to make an appointment to look round, please contact the school office on 01252 548390 or for more information, please email recruitment@kite.academy and one of our HR team will be happy to help.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 13th June 2024

Interviews to be held: Week beginning 17th June 2024

Early applications are recommended as suitable applicants may be interviewed sooner according to availability and the post filled prior to this date.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and social media check. Applicants must hold the Right to work in the UK.

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About Holly Lodge Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01252 548390

Holly Lodge is set in Ash Vale in a suburban community which is happy, caring and inclusive. Learning is fun at Holly Lodge; our curriculum is vibrant and exciting! The staff deliver lessons that promote thinking by inquisitive minds. Our curriculum includes specialised P.E, French and learning in our extensive outdoor area. Support is provided by parents and the local community which includes a very active PTA and supportive Governing Body. We strive to ensure our environment is safe and one where each child can reach his or her full potential.

Arranging a visit to Holly Lodge Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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