40 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,140.00 - £17,426.00 Annually (Actual)

Learning Support Assistant with MDSA responsibilities job summary

The Pioneer Learning Trust is a small but growing Trust of collaborative schools in Luton. The Trust currently consists of 3 larger than average primary schools- Chantry Primary Academy, Southfield Primary Academy and Whitefield Primary Academy.

At Chantry, our school ethos is built upon our unique school values (which incorporate British Values), these include unity, respect, tolerance and friendship. With high expectations and standards, exciting wow-factors and a book based learning experience, fostering a love of reading, we believe that Chantry offers an excellent educational experience for our pupils.

Chantry is a successful school which is a unique and exciting place to be. Children succeed at Chantry thanks to high quality learning experiences provided by our extensive and dedicated team. They also enjoy our creative approach to learning and feel secure in our caring school environment.

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Level 2 Learning Support Assistant.

The role involves supporting pupils individually or in groups in the classroom working under the full direction of the class teacher. You will support the class teacher in all aspects of classroom organisation, preparing learning resources to support the curriculum and helping to ensure that every child has access to learning opportunities that allow them to develop into independent, active learners. You will have lunchtime duties as a Midday Supervisor this will be directed by the Senior Midday supervisor.

Working hours: 32.5 hours per week 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break, term time only

£17,140 - £17,426 actual annual salary

Fixed term contract until August 2025

Can you help us to make a difference in children's lives through positive engagement in learning?

Are you:

Committed to getting the best out of our pupils?

Keen to set high expectations and to support children to meet these?

Able to recognise and value the diverse social and cultural needs of our child and communities?

Able to support pupils in literacy and numeracy learning across the curriculum?

What we offer:

The opportunity to join a supportive and well -established team

The support to progress in your career which could include the apprenticeship route.

Ongoing access to in house and externally provided CPD

An employee benefits programme, which includes discounts with several retailers and hospitality outlets and membership of an employee assistance programme.

Onsite low-cost childcare for staff

Visits to tour our schools sites are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Gemma Patterson - recruitment@pioneerlearningtrust.com/01582 706500 to answer any queries or for an informal chat.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice. fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Chantry Primary Academy

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

Chantry Primary Academy

School location

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