Learning Support Assistant, Northampton

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Kingsthorpe CollegeNorthampton

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Do you believe that everything is possible?

If so, Kingsthorpe College has an opportunity just for you.  

Kingsthorpe College is an oversubscribed 11-18 Academy with 1296 students on roll (200+ students Post 16). This is an exciting time for the College and the Trust as we go from strength to strength - OFSTED Good 2015; Section 8 OFSTED Inspection September 2016 confirming previous high standards have been maintained; a positive Progress 8 score putting us in the top 25% of schools in England; and invited to become a Leading Edge school from April 2017 in recognition of our high performance.  We can offer a very good opportunity to develop your career working within a forward looking and very supportive SEND team.  The ability to converse at ease and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. 

Why do we exist?

We exist because we believe we are the catalyst in students’ artistic, athletic and academic lives.

How do we behave?

We behave with optimism, determination, thoughtfulness and clarity.

What do we do? 

We provide character and currency for our students to achieve success.

How will we succeed? 

We will differentiate ourselves by creating a healthy organization, making student-centric decisions and giving students opportunities to develop resilience, perseverance and creativity, and be curious, kind, well-rounded individuals. 

Scale D - Points 10-12 Hours - 30 per week / 39 weeks – 8.30am – 3.15pm  Salary - £15,613 - £16,123 per annum (Full time equivalent)  Actual Salary £10,827 – £11,181 Start date – As soon as possible  Permanent Contract 

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 15th June 2018, Interviews week commencing Monday 18th June 2018.

Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they are received so candidates may be called for interview prior to this date. We may close applications early if we receive a large number of applications. 

The ability to converse at ease and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for this post Please note the College cannot accept CV's. Applicants must complete a Support Staff Application Form that is available on the college website at www.kingsthorpecollege.org.uk/workwithus 

For more information please contact the Director of Operations, Julie Ricketts on 01604 716106 or by email on Julie.Ricketts@kingsthorpecollege.org.uk.  

Please email your completed application form to recruitment@kingsthorpecollege.org.uk  Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 7HR Tel: 01604 716106 

Kingsthorpe College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Kingsthorpe College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 7HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 716106
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