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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,092.75 - £25,303.89

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Job Title: LSA


E-ACT Willenhall Academy | Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today  


At E-ACT Willenhall Academy, we are dedicated in developing the leaders of tomorrow. At E-ACT Willenhall Academy, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and foster leadership qualities in every student. Our commitment is to create an inspiring and supportive environment that empowers young minds to reach their full potential, both academically and personally. 


Elevate your career with E-ACT Willenhall Academy and be part of a community committed to developing tomorrow's leaders today. 


Be a part of something special: https://willenhallacademy.e-act.org.uk 


Join us in Opening Minds, Opening Doors! 

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey within an educational community that values diversity, encourages collaboration, and celebrates excellence? We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work with teachers to support teaching and learning by providing specialist support to the teacher in an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. 


Key responsibilities

  • Select appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to suit the needs of allocated pupils
  • Assist with the implementation of individual Education/Behaviour plans and Personal Care programs as agreed with the teacher
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Plan and evaluate specialist learning activities with the teacher, writing reports and records as required


Pay range: SCP 9 - 17 £22,092.75 - £25,303.89 (FTE: £25,119.00 - £25,303.89)


Qualifications and Skills

  • GCSE Maths and English minimum grade 4 or equivalent
  • Knowledge and understanding of how children learn and how to motivate them
  • Knowledge of strategies to develop learning
  • Relevant educational experience supporting a children in a school setting


What are we about? 

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students. 

Advocacy and Inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality. 

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included. 

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.  

 

About E-ACT: 

Join a trust that is going places! 


Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all our children and young people.  


We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing. 


Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams. 


Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk 


Benefits: 

Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success. 

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed. 

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable. 

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute. 

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement. 

 

How to apply: 

Simply click on the above to apply!

 

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form. 

 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Willenhall E-ACT Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
909 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

A vibrant 11-16 academy in Walsall. Our vision is for all of our students to flourish and succeed, helping them to develop into tomorrow’s leaders.

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