We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and
inspiring Support for Learning Assistant to work within the Learning Support
Department at The Mirfield Free Grammar.
Staff within the Learning Support Department work
with students, parents and colleagues across the school, ensuring that all
young people at The Mirfield Free Grammar have the best learning environment,
allowing them to accelerate their learning and develop to their fullest
As a Support for Learning Assistant you will be
predominately working with the students which have an Education Health and Care
Plan, supporting students with a range of additional needs such as Dyslexia,
Dyspraxia, ADHD and Autism. You will play an essential role in ensuring that
the provisions and strategies needed to help these students achieve key life
outcomes are implemented.
The successful candidate will be expected to offer
support that is student-centredand flexible to meet each students’
individual needs. You will be an instrumental person to the lives of the young
people which you work with providing in-class support, group work and bespoke
You will be working with a team whose mission is to
embed our values in everything we do.
If you are passionate and enthusiastic about helping children and can work with
us to nurture their aspirations and dreams; enabling them to be the best they
can be, then we would love to hear from you.
In return you will work with a
progressive and forward thinking Multi Academy Trust where there are
opportunities for development and career progression. As a Trust we offer many
benefits including a generous holiday entitlement and contributory pension
through the West Yorkshire Pension Fund. Great Heights Academy Trust is a
growing multi-academy trust with eight schools in the West Yorkshire area with
plans to further expand. In addition, we are home to a SCITT, Research School
and an English Hub.
Great Heights Academy Trust is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and we
expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried
out; references will be sought, and successful candidates will be subject to an
enhanced DBS check, an online search, and other relevant checks with statutory
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The Academy is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Parents can feel confident that careful procedures are in place to ensure that all staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children within the Academy. Consistent and effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff. The Academy encourages parents and children to talk freely about any concerns or worries which may affect their wellbeing. All concerns are referred to the members of staff who are our trained designated Safeguarding Officers working as the school's Safeguarding Team.
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