This job expired on 4 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
31 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Actual salary £16,454 per annum (FTE £21,408)

Job summary

About the role: Can you inspire our students and provide them with the support they require? Do you have a passion for working with students with SEND? Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy has an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable and efficient individual to join us in the role of Learning Support Assistant. The overarching purpose of the role is to work with students who have a range of additional educational needs, usually with an Education and Health Care Plan. This role will suit both experienced LSAs who are looking to join our academy, and also be suitable for graduates looking to gain first-hand experience with a view to commencing Teacher Training with us in the future.

Successful candidates will work 1:1 with selected students, and also support small groups both in mainstream classes and in the inclusion area via intervention sessions. In addition, you will work closely with teachers to differentiate resources and set and monitor targets. You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is truly changing lives and positively transforming the local community. If you feel you have the necessary attitude and experience then we would love to hear from you!

The actual salary offered is £16,454 per annum based on 31 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week of inset. The successful candidate will join us as soon as possible.

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​​​​​GRADUATES! If you are a graduate and considering a career in teaching, a learning support assistant position is the ideal way to gain classroom experience and decide if education is right for you. We can then support you in applying for and securing a training position within our Trust.

What are we looking for in you? It is preferable for applicants to have previous experience of working with young people, but not essential. You will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in literacy and numeracy. You will be dedicated to personal learning and development, and have a sincere commitment to sharing our values and drive for continuous improvement. In return, we will offer you a professional and supportive team, a state of the art working environment and a genuine opportunity to develop.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1638 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

Being a part of Stationers' Crown Woods Academy: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014. The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted to be part of the Leigh Academies Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.

Our objective is to be a flagship Academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An Academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the centre of all that we do.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust will comprise 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.  

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

145 Bexley Road, London, SE9 2PT

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