Learning Support Assistants

Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy, Bristol, BS4 1BX

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (fixed term rolling contracts)

Salary

FTE £19,650 - £20,444

Learning Support Assistants job summary

Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy are looking for Learning Support Assistants to commence employment in September 2022 ready for the new academic year.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not even know exists yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is no thing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to provide general assistance to pupils either in or outside the classroom. The role involves supporting the teacher and pupils both within the classroom and also outside the classroom in small group interventions such as numeracy and literacy.

The successful candidate will have:

Demonstrable knowledge of how children learn and how to motivate them
Knowledge of speech and language
Demonstrable knowledge of strategies for spelling, reading and number skills
Relevant educational experience supporting a child/children in a primary school setting
Experience of working with children who have a wide variety of educational needs
Relevant qualifications for the role (TA2 certificate or equivalent, and Maths/English GCSEs grades A-C).

The contracts on offer are full time (30 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and are fixed term rolling contracts. We are looking for the successful candidates to commence employment on 01/09/2022 ready for the new academic year. The salary range for the role ranges from scale point 5 - 7 (£13,950.01 - £14,513.69 actual salary, £19,650 - £20,444 full time equivalent).

For full details of the post, please refer to the job description and person specification for the role attached to this advert.

Additional allowances

N/A for this role

Applying for the job

You can visit our 'Work for Us' page at www.eact.org.uk or click the link which will take you to our recruitment platform to complete an online application

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
320 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Our Academy - Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Primary Academy

A high-achieving and caring primary academy in Knowle, Bristol. Our pupils love coming to the academy and feel safe, happy and valued from Reception to Year 6.

Come join our team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

We can offer you:

Auto-enrolment into the Local Government Pension scheme (or Teacher pension if applicable)
Cycle to work scheme
A supportive work family
Excellent CPD opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme with 24-hour access

A great place to live and work

Twice named the best city in Britain to live in by The Sunday Times, Bristol is also home to five E-ACT academies. The city has its own unmistakable identity, and has a thriving current and historical arts scene, not to mention some of the country’s strongest green credentials.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd July 2022 at 18:00. The interview date has not yet been confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly to confirm the interview date.

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.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Arranging a visit to Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy

By contacting the academy direct, contact details can be found on the website with other information about the academy.

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