- Job role
- Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Working pattern
- Full time
37 Hours per week, Term Time Only
- Contract type
- OLOL Band 2 (actual starting salary £15,938 rising to £16,581 in annual increments)
Do you have experience of working with young people aged 11 – 18?
Do you want to make a difference to their lives and education?
Christ the King are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join our passionate, dedicated and successful Inclusion team. You will provide outstanding support to students with a range of Inclusion needs, supporting their identified needs and helping our young people to achieve the highest standard of education possible. There may be an element of personal care involved with this role.
You must have a good understanding of issues that our young people encounter and understand the importance of the Inclusion function within school. The successful applicant will hold high expectations of all students and will be committed to providing support to assist pupils in overcoming barriers to learning and encourage raised educational achievement.
The Trust and Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.
Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.
We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.
Details of this post and an application form are available on our website www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies.
Completed application forms (and associated documents) to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Monday 22 November 2021 (9.00 am)
About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust
Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.
Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?
• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for support staff.
For more information about our Trust and our vacancies, please visit www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies
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- School type
- Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- School size
- 816 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
About Christ The King Voluntary Academy
Christ the King is a welcoming and successful 11-18 academy providing a Catholic education in Arnold, Nottingham. We strive to ensure that each young person is safe, happy and successful and we pride ourselves on providing an excellent educational experience for all students which is underpinned by our mission which is
‘To provide the best education and care we can for all members of our Living Faith Community’.
We promote the highest possible standards in pastoral care, self-belief, behaviour and uniform. There are clear guidelines for what is expected of each individual and how everyone can make a positive contribution to both our school community and to the wider community. We are extremely proud of the outcomes from our visit from Ofsted and I would encourage you to read the specific details which celebrate many aspects of the School’s provision offered to our young people.
Arranging a visit to Christ The King Voluntary Academy
For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school on 0115 9556565.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.