Learning Support Assistant
Permanent, Term Time Only
Required for September 2019
Salary: Band B £18,065 - £18,795 pro rata (£13,178 - £13,710 actual)
Hours: 32.5 hours per week (8.30 -3.30 Monday-Friday)
Would you like a job that is interesting, engaging and challenging? Would you enjoy working with young people and having a positive impact on their progress and achievement? Then St. Peter's is the place for you.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and conscientious person to join our team of Learning Support Assistants from September 2019. This exciting post will involve a range of duties and task, including: offering in-class support to pupils; working with small groups or individuals; producing resources; displaying pupils' work and supporting the Special Needs Co-Ordinator with administrative tasks.
This full-time, term-time only post, offered on a permanent basis, would be ideal for someone who has a passion for working with young people to help them be safe, happy and healthy and achieve their very best. Previous experience of working in an educational setting is desirable but not essential.
St. Peter’s Catholic School is a popular, oversubscribed and successful school, rated outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. We pride ourselves on the excellent academic standards that we achieve across all key stages; the pastoral care that we provide and the enrichment opportunities that we offer. As a Teaching School, we take a leading role in Initial Teacher Training, Continuing Professional Development and Research and Development and are involved in a number of national initiatives and projects.
The successful candidate will:
• Have high expectations and a positive outlook
• Be both creative and independent
• Be able to engage and enthuse pupils in learning
• Enjoy working collaboratively as part of a team
• Have a flexible and adaptable manner
• Support the ethos of St. Peter’s School
What we can offer:
• To work with a vibrant, confident staff and pupils
• To work in a school with high expectations and high standards of achievement and behaviour
• To work with supportive families
• Outstanding professional development
• A positive, warm and supportive working environment where everyone feels valued
St. Peter’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks as appropriate.