Hareclive E-ACT Academy are looking for a SEN Learning Support Assistant to commence employment as soon as onboarding processes are complete.
Do you want to make a difference to children living in one of the highest areas of deprivation? If so, read on.
We are looking for a SEN Learning Support Assistant 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.
We are looking to recruit LSA’s who are genuinely inspired to work with children with a range of needs. We are a strong, supportive team, delivering high quality education for the children within our care; we have staff who are energised by thinking outside of the box and making learning fun and fabulous.
Previous experience of working with children is essential as is flexibility and a sense of humour. We strive to offer the highest level of education and trust that you will have equally high expectations. In return, we are able to offer a range of hours and flexible working for parents will be considered.
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 contract on offer is full time (33.5 hours per week, Mon, Tues, Weds & Fri 08:30 - 15:30, Thursdays 08:30-16:30) and is a fixed term rolling contract until 31/08/2023 (based on pupil funding) with the view to extend.
For full details of the post, please refer to the job description and person specification for the role attached to this advert.
Our Academy - Hareclive E-ACT Primary Academy
An ambitious 4-11 primary academy in Hartcliffe, Bristol. We are committed to providing an outstanding education by placing the pupils at the centre of all we do.
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 2nd July 2023 at 23:59. The interview date has yet to be confirmed; shortlisted candidates will be notified directly.
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.
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