Learning Support Assistant, Manchester

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 316,764 to £18,146 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant


Salary:  Grade 4 £16,764 (point 7) to £18,146 (point 11) per annum - actual salary to reflect term time working.  


35 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week (i.e. 39 weeks per academic year)



The Role

We currently have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant to support the learning of students with additional or special educational needs in lessons and in small intervention groups.  


What we’re looking for

Suitable candidates will have previous experience of working with children/young people in an educational setting.  You must be able to co-ordinate and organise resources effectively and possess the ability to motivate students, acting as a positive role model for individuals and groups of students.


As a member of the Academy’s Student Support Team you will support our students to achieve their challenging targets. This is an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a highly committed and talented team where collaboration and team work are essential.  We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, staff who will go the extra mile.  


The School

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we have just completed a further £10 million expansion project. Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition. 


Why work for us?

In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.


Additional benefits to working at MHA

- Excellent local government pension scheme

- Free parking

- Free use of the community gym facilities

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- 10 minute commute to city centre


 

Application Form

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Closing date: 23 April 2019 – 9 am


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.




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More about Manchester Health Academy (MHA)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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