Learning Support Assistant John Cabot Academy, Bristol

Job description

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Learning Support Assistant to join our supportive and talented team at John Cabot Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

Your opportunity:
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. You will be a part of an ever expanding Federation who are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate. You will be working within a Fantastic Academy alongside professional and inspirational people.

What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will assist in the educational, personal and social development of designated students under the direction and guidance of the Principal, SENCO and/or INCO and class teachers. Support students to enable them to access the curriculum, completely engage with their learning and achieve their full potential. Deliver measurable impact on student attainment as well as social and emotional well-being. Responsible for planning, delivery and monitoring of intervention and support for students with English as an additional language (EAL) would be desirable.

Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. We currently are sponsoring academies in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-Super-Mare; six secondary, eight primary, one all-through academy and a Studio School.  The Federation also has an overarching CLF Post 16 and specialist inclusion centres. Together we educate over 9000 children between the ages of 3 and 19 and the Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West.

John Cabot Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The CLF is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. We currently are sponsoring academies in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-Super-Mare; six secondary, eight primary, one all-through academy and a Studio School.  The Federation also has an overarching CLF Post 16 and specialist inclusion centres. Together we educate over 9000 children between the ages of 3 and 19 and the Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West.   

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

A good general standard of education (GCSE`s/ A Levels)

Essential qualifications

A good general standard of education (GCSE`s/ A Levels)

Essential skills and experience

Able to work as a member of a team
Able to manage difficult student behaviour
Familiar with assessment of student progress
Able to work with students, colleagues and parents with a high level of professionalism
Committed to enabling all students to achieve high standards
Committed to further developing mentoring and support skills through CPD/training
Experience of providing support to particular groups of students, including experience of working one to one with students
Experience of delivering phonics
Experience of working with challenging young people
Able to develop and maintain appropriate contact and relationships with families and carers of children
Experience of liaising with other agencies and individuals in order to address needs and help remove barriers to learning

Employee benefits

Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programme
Childcare discount and vouchers
Health and wellness sessions and discounts
Flu Jabs


About John Cabot Academy

Address
Woodside Road, Bristol, BS15 8BD
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
John Cabot Academy website (opens in a new window)