26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    28 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

NJC Scale 3, Range point 4 to 5, FTE (NJC April 2022) £21,189 TO £21,575

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Learning Support Assistant (SEND)to join our supportive and collaborative team. You will assist in the delivery of engaging and innovative teaching within the classroom, on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. Working with the teacher you will assist with the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies to ensure provisions support individual learning needs.

This is no ordinary job, this is an opportunity to be part of something amazing, to inspire children and really make a difference. It’s not necessarily your experience that we’re most interested in, it’s your passion and commitment to our mission, ensuring every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education.

You will be extremely well supported, working alongside a passionate team of teachers. This is a great role for someone who is looking to take their first steps into an exciting and rewarding career in education.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A great communicator who develops positive relationships with young children

  • Understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the children whom we are supporting

  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

  • Consistent in a calm and fair approach

  • Committed to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities

  • Passionate and dedicated in helping children reach their academic potential


What the school offers its staff

The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South & East of England with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Within the #oneTKATfamily, the shared and common purpose is to work together as a community of schools to ensure that every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education. We place a high value on collaboration; ‘achieving more together’, giving staff the opportunity to come together and learn, ensuring a shared sense of purpose across our network and by sharing expertise across the TKAT family.

About Willow Brook Primary School

Willow Brook Primary School currently has 181 pupils ranging from 3 – 11 years. At Willow Brook we ensure every child receives a well-rounded education, develops a lifelong love of learning and achieves their best. We are at the heart of the local community, to find out more visit ourwebsite here.


Further details about the role

Investing in our employees wellbeing and career development is a priority for us, we can offer you:

  • Excellent ongoing CPD, career development and vast promotion opportunities across the trust

  • Coaching and mentoring from the academy’s experienced leadership team

  • A comprehensive induction programme

  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life

balance

  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change

  • Access to trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver great lessons

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts

  • Free eye tests

  • Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

To discover what makes Willow Brook so incredible, please arrange a visit by contacting the school office on 01206 864375 or emailOffice@willowbrook-tkat.org

We have a flexible approach to interviews and can offer a range of dates and times to suit your personal circumstances.

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic. We have a whole school approach to flexible working to promote a positive work life balance.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

Should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.

Applying for the job

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About Willow Brook Primary School and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
181 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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