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    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

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£24,189.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £18,173.84

Learning Support Practitioner job summary

32.5 hours per week 8.30am – 3.30pm, Term Time plus INSET days

H3 Point 5: £23,500 plus £689 fringe allowance FTE (pro rata)
Actual starting salary inc fringe £18,173.84 per annum
Required ASAP
(Part-time working would be considered)

We are seeking a Learning Support Practitioner to work with Teachers to support teaching and learning across our school.

We would like you to have:

A natural aptitude to work with children
Flexible, Reliable, Reflective, Active Listener, Able to work as part of a team
Understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education and their responsibilities for Safeguarding
Understanding of the School’s ethos and values
Understanding of the SEND Code of Practice
Understanding of school policies and willing and able to work within these
Effective communicator (both written and verbal)
Has a solution-focused approach to problem solving (a ‘Can do attitude’)
Motivated to learn new strategies to support learners
Secure knowledge of ICT and confident to deliver teaching and learning using ICT
A natural aptitude to model the Trust’s core behaviours – ‘We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours. We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together’.

Experience of working with Primary aged children
Experience working with SEND
Basic knowledge of First Aid

We can offer:
A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
Exceptional professional development opportunities.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application:
Please read the attached Appointment Brief before completing your application.
To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.
The vacancy closes on Sunday 25th February; however, early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found.
Interview date: Monday 4th March 2024, time to be confirmed.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact Anna Spevack, Office Manager/HR Coordinator on 01442 217188 or at office@jupiter.herts.sch.uk

Website: www.jupitercfs.org.uk. / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk
School Address: Jupiter Drive, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 5NT
E-mail: recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk
Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW
Tel: 01923 589699

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About Jupiter Primary School

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

Thank you for your interest in at Jupiter Primary School. Our school pledges itself to be a place where uniqueness is celebrated and all individuals will find safety and respect for themselves, their families and their way of life.

We are a happy and diverse school in Hemel Hempstead with a dedicated and hard-working team focused on providing the best possible education for our pupils. Pupils only get one chance at Primary education and we want this to be the best it can be. Learning together, we respect each other’s values and traditions and strive to create an inclusive and safe environment that guides and stimulates our children to achieve through enjoyment.

Jupiter is a community and we value our relationships with parents, helping us to ensure every child has an enjoyable and productive experience during their time at our school. Hopefully by exploring our website you can gain an insight into life and Jupiter and some of the experiences we enjoy together.

If you would like to organise a visit to the school or if you would like to discuss any position in more detail then please contact Dawn Gamble (Recruitment Manager) at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk.

The Danes Educational Trust

The Danes Educational Trust currently comprises nine schools: St Clement Danes School, Croxley Danes School, Chancellor’s School, Onslow St Audrey’s School, De Havilland Primary School, Elstree Screen Arts Academy, Jupiter Primary School, Lanchester Primary School and Ascot Road Primary School. Dr Josephine Valentine OBE is the CEO of the Danes Educational Trust. She was Headteacher of St Clement Danes School for 20 years.  She is a National Leader in Education, a DfE Advisor and has oversight of all five schools.  If appointed, you will benefit from working within an established, outstanding Trust

The Trust’s core values are:

We value joy in working, teaching and learning together

We encourage everyone within our Trust to feel optimistic about the future and how they can shape it

We support all individuals in developing resilience to enable them to respond to change and grow as a result

We value and support the wellbeing of all individuals who learn and work in our schools

We provide equality of opportunity and experience for all

We provide a safe and secure learning environment for all

Websites – www.jupitercfs.org.uk  / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk

Websites – www.jupitercfs.org.uk / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk

Tina Nowell


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