26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    October 2024

  • Closing date

    16 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,878.00 - £20,547.00 Annually (Actual) NJC 4 - 6

Learning Support Assistant (LSA) job summary

Learning Support Assistant

37 hours per week – Term Time Only plus 5 days

Start Date: September 2024

Salary: NJC 4-6

Actual Salary: £19,878 – £20,547 per annum

Bradford Forster Academy is an 11-16 Church of England secondary Academy and part of the Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (BDAT), a growing Christian Multi-Academy Trust based in Bradford. The Academy opened on 1 September 2015 and now has capacity for 1050 students on roll in years 7-11. The school is forward-thinking, providing high quality CPD and there is an exciting opportunity to work across a variety of growing diverse schools within the Trust.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented, inspirational, creative, and ambitious individual, potentially someone who is looking to start or continue their career in education, who is motivated to inspire learning in children with varied needs in the BD4 district of Bradford.

The role offers the successful candidate a challenge that will be both rewarding and fulfilling and will support you to achieve your own personal career goals and aspirations and the chance to make a substantial contribution to the growth and development of the Academy. If you are looking to join an academy with a culture of professional learning and reflection, then we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with teaching staff to support quality first teaching, work with individuals, groups and whole classes as required.
  • Deliver learning activities to students within agreed system of supervision, adjusting activities according to student responses/needs.
  • Support the learning of students so that they make at least expected progress.
  • Assist teachers in classes where students’ literacy levels are a barrier to progress.
  • Adapt published literacy or numeracy teaching resources to meet the needs of specific students or groups of students.
  • Have high levels of enthusiasm, energy, resilience, and determination.
  • Be committed to the ethos and culture of Bradford Forster Academy.

In return for your commitment, we can offer:

  • An academy staff team of effective and supportive colleagues that will encourage you to be inspirational, proactive and play an active part in our school improvement.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • A stimulating, attractive, and welcoming learning environment.
  • A brand-new purpose-built building with state-of-the-art technology and resources.
  • An approach which supports and stimulates professional growth.
  • A supportive Leadership Team.

Closing Date for applications is Friday 16th August 2024 @ 9am

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Commitment to safeguarding

‘Everyone working in or for our school service shares an objective to help keep
children and young people safe and promote each child’s welfare by
contributing to:
• providing a safe environment for children and young people to learn
and develop in our school setting, and
• identifying children and young people who are suffering or likely to
suffer significant harm, and taking appropriate action with the aim of
making sure they are kept safe both at home and in our school setting’

BFA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its students.

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About Bradford Forster Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
974 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bradford Forster Academy, which opened in September 2015 as a new 11-16 Church of England Academy, as part of the new Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust. We currently have 1033 students on roll from years 7 to 11 and Summer 2020 saw our first cohort of students successfully completing their time with us and going on to take up a wide range of local and national Post-16 courses and positions.

Bradford Forster Academy is an exceptional school with high aspirations and ambition for our young people.

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