Learning Support Assistants
Various Contracts Available
Permanent / Fixed Term Contracts
Hours ranging from 10.5 – 25 hours per week
10.5 Hours per week
Term Time Only plus 5 days
TPLT 3 £5,330 - £5,427 (gross, actual salary, pro rata per annum)
25 Hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2023 subject to Top Up Funding
Term Time Only plus 5 days
TPLT 3 £12,692 - £12,923 (gross, actual salary, pro rata per annum)
The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a number of Learning Support Assistants to work at our Worle Community School – An Academy. This is an exciting opportunity within our SEND team, with the aim of supporting our students by enabling them to engage confidently and independently in their learning.
This is a very exciting opportunity for individuals who would relish the chance to join The Priory Learning Trust
For the right candidate, this role provides the opportunity to make a difference and stamp your mark where it is needed, high quality development opportunities and a supportive and dynamic learning environment, highly supported by a hands-on Leadership Team.
This is a very exciting opportunity for individuals who would relish the chance to join the WCSA community.
What you will do:
- Deliver classroom support for pupils, planned and supervised by teachers. (Individual and small groups – e.g. SEND and Inclusion)
- Support colleagues by assisting with resource preparation, display and care and support of pupils including health care.
- Keep records of work in order to provide feedback and general support.
- Contribute to Student Profiles and PSPs.
The successful candidates will have:
- A qualification in Literacy and Numeracy equivalent to GCSE Grade A*-C or Level 2, on the national vocational framework.
- Some experience of working with children, ideally in a school context.
- Basic ICT skills.
About The Priory Learning Trust:
TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.
At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.
We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.
TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.
Nathan Jenkins, CEO
For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
The Priory Learning 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 paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.
The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.
This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, online searches and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.
Please see the following links to our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and Recruitment and Selection policy.
Closing date: 05 December 2022
Proposed Interview date: 12 December 2022
Proposed Start Date: 09 January 2023