This job expired on 3 June 2024

  • Start date details

    By arrangement

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 10:15am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

East Sussex Grade 5: £23,893 - £24,294

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working pattern: Term time only Working hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pmStarting salary (calculated pro rata): £18,051 per annum Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

The Baird Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to work across the Academy supporting pupils with the development of their speech, language and communication skills.

Our successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to create good working relationships to support pupils and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
  • Knowledge and understanding on the effective use of resources to engage pupils and achieve positive outcomes
  • A good standard of education particularly in English and Mathematics
  • Experience of working with children with speech, language and communication needs
  • A passion for continued professional development and a drive to undertake training

Is this you? If so, please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of this highly rewarding role.

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

Automatic annual pay increments

High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression

A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme

Generous public sector pension scheme

Discounts on retail & travel

Cycle 2 Work scheme

Charity giving

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About The Baird Primary Academy

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

The Baird Primary Academy

The Baird Primary Academy offers an inclusive, nurturing and stimulating environment and has received the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award. We draw out every child’s unique talents and abilities, develop their love of learning and encourage them to reach their full potential.

But we do not work alone. Parents and carers are our partners, and we work closely with them to achieve the best for their children.

The Baird Primary Academy has a team of talented professionals who share the aspiration that every child succeeds.

The academy offers a creative and innovative curriculum to excite and engage all pupils. It has a published admissions number of 60 and a total capacity of 420 pupils.

Arranging a visit to The Baird Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email o.cleverly@thebairdprimaryacademy.org.uk.

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