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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Subjects

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,238.00 - £27,438.00 Annually (FTE) pro rota for term time only = £19,604 to £20,500 per annum

Learning Support Assistant job summary

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel that is seeking Learning Support Assistants. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys is looking for reliable and committed Learning Support Assistants. The ideal candidates will have the qualities, skills and drive necessary to fulfil this role. You will be working with students with special educational needs, helping them to achieve their targets as set out in their Individual Education Plans.

You will be required to support teaching staff to match individual needs across the curriculum for students with a wide range of learning difficulties to encourage the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of all pupils.

You should have a good all-round education with A’ Levels and GCSE grade C or above in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). A degree is desirable but not essential. Experience of work with students of secondary school age is preferable.

As a member of PolyMAT staff, we can offer you:

Opportunities for career progression

Access to apprenticeship training

Excellent professional development

A contributory pension scheme

Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals

Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee

An employee assistance programme

Season ticket loans

Excellent catering facilities

Cycle2Work Scheme

Secure on-site parking

Free daily coffee for staff

PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

An online search will be completed for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and usually before interview.

PolyMAT is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and providing opportunities for people with disabilities. We are an inclusive Trust who strives to provide an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. We aspire to ensure that every member of our community, regardless of circumstances or background, have the opportunity to be the best version of themselves through our vision of ‘Success for Everyone’.

For any potential applicants, we would like to encourage you to inform us of any additional support or adjustments you may need throughout the recruitment process. We have an open approach to support for candidates with disabilities and recognise that reasonable adjustments may be required based on each individuals needs.

Sharing your needs with us ahead of interview, allows us to fully support and ensure you are not disadvantaged during the process. We welcome candidates contacting us at any point should you feel uncomfortable declaring a disability, to reassure you that we are here to support. So, please contact hr@polymat.co.uk if this is the case.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 14 July. Interviews will be scheduled to take place shortly after.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application. The closing date will be brought forward in the event that the post is filled

Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1546 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together.

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