Vacancies

Learning Support/Teaching Assistant Level 2 or 3

Immediate start; Full Time

Pay dependent on Experience

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team. This role is ideal for someone who has a passion for helping children, particularly with learning difficulties.

This role would suit a Level 2 applicant who is looking to progress their career further, or an existing Level 3.

Candidates who are appointed will receive full support from colleagues and teachers. This is a permanent position based on 29.35 hours per week. Term Time only plus 5 training days.

The main aim of this role is to

  • Assist pupils with their educational and social development, on an individual and group basis.
  • Assist teachers with the maintenance of student records
  • Provide expertise to help deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil’s learning
  • Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported
  • Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress
  • Ensure that every pupil is ready for the next steps in their learning.

We are a small school and our Learning Support Assistants can work across the whole school, and may support a 1-1, or help with toileting needs.

Applicants will have previous experience of working with young people in an academic setting. You will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Maths. You will be committed to personal learning and development, and have a sincere commitment to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement. In return, we will offer you a professional and supportive team, a welcoming and friendly working environment and a genuine opportunity to develop.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Scheme.  CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

Please contact Helen Barron on 01525 402377, email office@thomasjohnsonschool.co.uk for further information.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 1st December; Interviews Wednesday 8th December

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