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£20,003.00 - £20,788.00 Annually (Actual) L2 SCP 4 – SCP 5, Term-Time Only + 5 days

Train to Teach Teaching Assistant job summary

Trainto Teach Teaching Assistant

Salary: L2 SCP 4 – SCP 5

£20,003– £20,788 actual salary

Term-Time Only + 5 days

Starting date: Easter/June

Lealands High School would like torecruit a Train to Teach Teaching Assistant to support class teachersin all aspects of teaching and learning. The successful candidate willenhance opportunities for students and will bring to the role knowledge andpractical experience gained through working with young people. Theability to support the learning of individuals and small groups is essential asare excellent communication skills. This is a contract supporting thespecial educational needs of student with Educational and Health Care (EHC)Plans. Staff employed to this post would be expected to work towardsbecoming a trained teacher within a maximum of five years from initialappointment.

Lealands provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrantenvironment where support, training and development for all staff is apriority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caringatmosphere along with high standards and expectations for success.

A wide range of career developmentopportunities and training are also available to the successful candidate.

Interested applicants should visitthe school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk or email – recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk for further details. All applications aremade online via MyNewTerm link.

Visits from prospective applicantsare welcome and can be arranged by contacting Mr Kamran Kazmi on 01582 611600 or email recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk

Applicants for this public-facingpost will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effectivehelp or advice fluently in spoken English.

Theschool is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children andyoung people and expects all staff and volunteers to share thiscommitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protectionscreening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and theDisclosure Barring Service.

CVs willnot be accepted for any posts based in schools

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About Lealands High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1008 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Lealands High School is a comprehensive Foundation school located on the northern edge of Luton, in Sundon Park. We provide high quality education for students aged from 11 to 16 years old.

We are driven by our core values of respect, responsibility and excellence. We believe in working to help every single student become a responsible and respectful citizen with the skills and knowledge needed to lead successful and fulfilled lives beyond school. Our mission is to support each individual to ‘climb the mountain to success’ and our curriculum and support structures help us to achieve this.

Lealands was fully refurbished in 2013 and we continue to benefit from a modern and well equipped building with fantastic specialist facilities. The School retains a special focus on sport and PE and we benefit from superb resources including an indoor heated swimming pool and flood lit astroturf.

Our school serves a catchment area, but also takes students from across Luton and surrounding Bedfordshire villages and towns. We are a diverse school which is proud to welcome students and staff from many cultural and religious backgrounds.

Lealands is a welcoming, safe and caring school environment. Student progress is supported by the hard work and commitment of well qualified staff who set high expectations to enable every child to succeed. A wide range of support is available for those who need additional help to succeed. We believe in the continual improvement of each individual within our school community and are strongly focused on reward and celebration.

Ofsted judges the school to be ‘good’ with strengths in a number of areas recognising that, “Pupils clearly enjoy school” and “They feel valued and well supported” (Ofsted, March 2017).

As a school, we strongly believe in partnerships working together in the best interests of all our students. Parents/ carers, students, staff, governors, community groups and friends all work together to ensure that the young people in our school enjoy their learning journey and achieve some exceptional outcomes. As part of the Luton Futures and Lea Springs Partnerships we are able to enjoy the benefits of working closely with other schools locally.

For more information about Lealands, please visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk which gives a good insight into our school and why we are so proud to be members of Lealands High School.

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