We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, patient and self-motivated teaching assistant to support a year 5 pupil with significant cognition and learning needs for 18 hours a week, on a fixed term basis until July 2021.
The Mablethorpe Primary Academy is situated on the edge of the seaside town of Mablethorpe. We have a purpose built Foundation Stage unit, a fully equipped hall, two ICT Suites and spacious grounds. The Academy has approximately 400 children on roll, including the Nursery.
The appointed Learning Assistant will be required to work with pupils on a 1:1 basis or with small groups of children with special educational needs. You will be a professional role model to the pupils, with the confidence to challenge and the creativity to motivate.
We are looking for someone who has:
Relevant knowledge and experience of working with pupils with special educational needs, particularly those with dyslexia.
The ability to use their initiative and personalise the pupil's learning to meet their academic and well-being needs.
The ability to liaise effectively with colleagues, parents and outside agencies as well as participate in annual reviews, contributing to meetings regarding the pupils learning and progress.
A working knowledge of the National Curriculum and experience in KS2.
A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school.
The academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, look to support staff in their careers and offer first class CPD, training through the Learning Alliance and a generous pension scheme.
If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.