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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Actual salary £13,071 (£17,634 full time equivalent)

Job summary

About the role: Oaks Primary Academy has a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Intervention Learning Support Assistant to join our highly collaborative and supportive team, starting as soon as possible. This role is unique in that it provides an individual the amazing opportunity to work with a range of children across Oaks Primary Academy. By working closely with class teachers, you will support specific children to achieve and progress against the National Curriculum and their Individual Education Plans. This will also require close communication with the school SENCO and Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will need to be able to work as part of a team, be reliable, adaptable and an excellent communicator.

Ideally, our successful candidate will have experience in a primary environment from EYFS to KS2. Please be aware that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

This role is a fixed term contract until July 2023 and can be offered on a full time or part time basis, dependent on the right candidate.

Join our team because:

We care - about our pupils through our human scale approach to education, our staff and their well-being and the communities that we serve, driven by our high ideals and strong moral values.

We have boundless ambition - to achieve excellence for all and create confident young adults with high levels of resilience and integrity.

We work together - as one team in the belief that we are greater than the sum of our parts. We foster an enterprising culture through collaboration and in close partnership with industry and other educators.

We keep getting better - using our ‘can-do’ attitude towards continuous improvement and innovation.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
194 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Oaks Primary Academy

Working for Oaks Primary Academy: Oaks Primary is a small academy with approximately 190 pupils on roll and an additional 20 pupils in our Nursery. We are very proud of our school and the hard work and positive attitude of all our pupils and staff. Teaching and learning areas are both safe and well maintained, providing a stimulating working environment for pupils. We are continually striving to improve our facilities in order to enrich the experiences of our pupils.

The teachers and support staff form a very strong team and work closely with the Governing Body and Leigh Academies Trust to promote high standards throughout Oaks Primary Academy. Parents provide invaluable voluntary support throughout the academy including a programme of fundraising activities throughout the year.

The academy teaches a broad and balanced curriculum which is enriched by a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It is our aim to provide a happy, safe, and caring community, where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their goals

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

Oak Tree Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9AX

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