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  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£20,297.00 - £21,223.00 Annually (FTE) Salary shows is for Full-Time Equivalent. Actual salary will reflect hours and weeks worked which will be 33.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Learning Support Assistant job summary

The Learning Support Assistant provides support for students to aid them to become independent, co-operative and collaborative learners, both in groups and independently. The Learning Support Assistant will take an active role in the development of Support Plans and/or provision maps for students who require support and add value to what the teacher does in the classroom.

They must be creative, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Previous experience is desirable, but not essential and applicants must have a willingness to undertake any additional training as appropriate. We need someone who communicates well with young people to make a positive impact on the lives of those in the community we serve. We work as a team to support each other, both with the demands of our work and our wellbeing.

Applicants must have a GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent qualification

We have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, for example, staff surveys and an active staff wellbeing group. We firmly believe in developing our team and are committed to providing time and opportunities for ongoing CPD.

There are a wide range of staff benefits that are available to all members of staff employed directly by Aylesbury Vale Academy. Some of the benefits include:-

  • A workplace fully committed to the principles of the DfE Wellbeing Charter
  • Priority admissions for school staff
  • Bespoke CPD that is often self-directed
  • Free employee assistance programme - 24/7 phone line for free emotional, bereavement and financial concerns
  • Well-embedded systems that provide clear structures at the same time as allowing individuals to work with autonomy
  • 10% discount on pre-school places
  • 10% discount on Primary wraparound care
  • 25% discount on the use of the Lettings facilities (sport pitches, sports hall, drama studios, community suite, party rooms)
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful application will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and an online social media check. We also carry out Enhanced DBS checks every five years.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and an online screening check. We also carry out Enhanced DBS checks every five years.

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About The Aylesbury Vale Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 19
School size
1814 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Thank you for expressing your interest in the post of Teacher of IT. This is a school where we aim to go beyond the expected to ensure that students' life chances are enhanced.

We are proud of our non-selective, fully inclusive status and believe that children and young people, regardless of their background, ability or circumstances can thrive and succeed here. That is why we place respect, aspiration and resilience at the heart of everything we do.

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