Learning Support Assistant (Special) Level 3
King Ecgbert School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S17 3QU
11 days remaining to apply
Expected start date
As soon as possible
25 August 2022 at 11:59pm
25 July 2022
About King Ecgbert School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1396 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- King Ecgbert School website (opens in a new tab)
- Contact email
King Ecgbert School is seeking two outstanding Senior Learning Support Assistants (Special) Level 3 to commence as early as possible in the Autumn term 2022. Each post is 1FTE, fixed term to 31/8/2023 with the potential to be extended further, subject to funding.
The school is exceptionally strong - rated outstanding by Ofsted, and has academic results that are consistently ‘well above average’. This is a truly comprehensive school serving both disadvantaged and highly affluent communities. We are proud of our diversity, with 20% of students disadvantaged, 30% EAL and 40% from BAME communities. The school leadership is motivated by social mobility, inclusiveness and a focus on vulnerable learners. We are looking for applicants who are committed to serving a diverse population and have experiences and perspectives that will enrich our work. The school is proud to offer one of Sheffield’s Integrated Resources for children with ASD. The sixth form is highly regarded for its record, not just of helping students access top Russell Group and Oxbridge Universities but also enabling students to be the first in their families to access Higher Education.
The school is proud to be at the heart of the Mercia Learning Trust that started with King Ecgbert School and now comprises 6 schools both primary and secondary across the south west of Sheffield. The Trust is led by its CEO, Chris French and all the schools benefit from an expert central services team.
The school is principally as strong as it is because highly qualified teachers teach excellent lessons with high expectations of all students in terms of attendance, behaviour, attitude and character. The teaching team are backed up by an exceptional team of support staff who are experts in their field.
When we make appointments we are looking to strengthen an outstanding team; working in such a high achieving school is demanding but the camaraderie of working together to achieve excellence makes it a very rewarding place to work. The school is committed to staff development and supporting the career progression of the ambitious and talented.
The school was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark in 2017 and reaccredited in 2020 – the first school in the region to be nominated for and successfully achieve this accolade. This award enables the school to access a peer group of elite schools nationally.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Headteacher, King Ecgbert School
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