6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

22676.00 - 25279.00

Tilbury Pioneer Academy: Learning Support Assistant job summary

Learning Support Assistant

GLC Academy: Tilbury Pioneer Academy

Salary: GLC Point 10 £22,676 - P16 £25,279 FTE [Actual Pro Rata Salary £16,426 - £18,312]

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Part Time

Closing Date: 21 June 2024 at Midday


Tilbury Pioneer Academy is part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership of one secondary academy and four primary academies located within Tilbury and Chadwell St Mary in the borough of Thurrock, to the east of London. We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we celebrate differences and pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity and is not discriminated against in any way.


We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative classroom-based Learning Support Assistant. Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the class teachers and SENCo in adapting and planning activities to take students' learning forward. Key responsibilities relating to small group provision and intervention for SEND pupils. Our students' needs are at the core of our ethos and successful candidates will be required to support the emotional and social development of the young people they work with.


The successful candidate will ideally have experience with children with additional needs and challenging behaviours and must be able to carry out and write up necessary observations to inform and evaluate the child's needs. They must be experienced classroom practitioners proactive in dealing with students and identifying groups or individuals who may be falling behind in their learning.


Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and will have the following:


NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential;

good standard of education; Maths and English GCSE grades A - C, or equivalent;

can provide excellent classroom support in literacy, numeracy and behavioural needs;

good organisation and inter-personal skills;

good knowledge of ICT;

be committed to high achievement from students and themselves.


Watch our video for an insight in to our academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_d2VlNPbUE


You can read our latest Ofsted Report here: https://www.theglc.org.uk/page/?title=Ofsted+Reports&pid=21


Click here to view our GLC Brochure


Additional Benefits for Working for the GLC:

Employees at The GLC benefit from:

£1000 Golden Hello for successful candidates [LSA's applying directly to the GLC, only after a qualifying period of six months.]

Staff well-being programme: Including access to Perkbox and Westfield Health Insurance

Salary Sacrifice Schemes including Electric Car Scheme and Cycle to work Scheme

Long service awards after: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and years of service

State of the art facilities and access to high quality resources to support learning

A paid 'My Day' each year

Excellent career development and training

2 week October half term break

A supportive central team [reprographics, ICT, HR, Finance] which enables teachers to focus on teaching

Subsidised holiday provision for children of staff


We warmly welcome applicants who are interested in this position to visit our school prior to making an application. Please contact Jo.Allison@theglc.org.uk to arrange a visit.


If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the online application form by going to the 'Apply Now' button.



Commitment to safeguarding

The GLC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Tilbury Pioneer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
484 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Tilbury Pioneer Academy is part of the Gateway Learning Community [GLC] which is a partnership of one secondary academy and four primary academies located within Tilbury and Chadwell St Mary in the borough of Thurrock, to the east of London. We are a vibrant, innovative and highly successful organisation: the place of choice to work and learn. Across the 5 academies of the GLC, we celebrate differences and pledge that everyone enjoys an equality of opportunity and is not discriminated against in any way.

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