12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 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

£22,737.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Inner Fringe Allowance - £988 (FTE)

S.E.N Learning Support Assistant job summary

The school:

Bedmond Academy is wholly committed to thinking outside of the box, providing excellent professional development for staff and delivering the best learning opportunities for all pupils. Bedmond Academy is situated in a warm and vibrant village with good access to local facilities. Whether you are local to the school or travelling from afar, the village is easily accessible from a number of main roads including the M25, M1, A41 and A414.

We were graded as 'Good' in our latest OFSTED inspection. This was our first inspection since we converted to an Academy and the journey the school has been on since conversion to an Academy was described as ‘outstanding’ by the lead inspector.

The role:

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and friendly staff team to support pupils with special educational needs on a 1:1 basis, working Monday to Friday, term time only

The person:

We are looking for candidates who:

Enjoy working with children and are interested in their development

Have good knowledge and skills in literacy and numeracy

Will work well as part of a team, working effectively with children, staff and parents

Are flexible and willing to take on different challenges

Are creative and resourceful

Have enthusiasm and are willing to develop their practice

Prior experience in working with children either professionally or on a voluntary basis is essential. You will be well supported and appropriate training will be provided as required

Why join us?

A small village school with a community feel

  • close-nit, small, supportive team that offers high quality pastoral support to our children and families
  • large grounds, with an onsite forest school space and nature reserve
  • planned whole school extra-curricular events with collaboration across the school
  • carefully tailored curriculum to support mixed classes and learning outside the classroom
  • An excellent environment in which to successfully develop your career
  • The guidance and support of an experienced Executive Principal, Principal, and staff teams
  • The benefits of working collaboratively with colleagues
  • An investment in your CPD and opportunities across the Aspire Academy Trust

Aspire offers:

The opportunity to be part of an expanding organisation with high aspirations, one which is committed to the professional development of all staff.

Cross trust networking, partnerships and collaboration of good practice and shared resources to drive the learning environment in all its schools’ forwards towards future excellence.

The Trust benefits from its own Training Centre.

A truly supportive working environment where employee wellbeing is at the forefront. The Trust offers a range of support, including menopause support plans and flexible working opportunities.

The ability to follow career pathways and progress within the Trust.

A wide range of employee benefits such as; local government and teacher pension schemes, an employee assistance programme, free cooked meal daily, occupational health.

Closing date for applications is: 26th June 2024

Interviews will be held on: Week commencing 1st July 2024

Safeguarding statement:

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. A satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with a Children’s Barred List Check is required as a condition of employment. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted on shortlisted candidates to identify anything that may need further exploration with candidates. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Equal Opportunities:

At Aspire Academies Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief. To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this vacancy.

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.

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About Bedmond Academy

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

School location

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