KS2 Learning Support Assistant (with Midday Assistant duties), Hockley

Closing date:New this week

Plumberow AcademyHockley

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,007 - £17,681 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

£17,007 - £17,681

 Pro-rated or Band 2 Point 11-14  

23 hours 45 minutes per week, 38 weeks per year

Monday – Friday 8.30am - 1.15pm (8.30am – 12.30pm – LSA duties) (12.30pm – 1.15pm – midday duties)

‘The headteacher is ambitious for the school and pupils. He is well respected by parents, staff and pupils’ - Ofsted

‘There is a strong family atmosphere and relationships between pupils and staff are excellent’ - Ofsted.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Year 5 team.  The majority of your day will be spent supporting students within the classroom and then during the lunch break you will maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct whilst undertaking cleaning in and around the dining areas.

The successful candidate will need to hold at least an NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualifications, Maths and English Level 4 (C) or equivalent and will have had experience of working in Upper KS2.

You will be:

  • Resilient and positive, showing initiative and flexibility
  • Confident in your ability to support the teaching and learning demands of the year group
  • Have a confident grasp of literacy and mathematics
  • Be able to work as part of a team under the direction of the class teacher
  • Firm and consistent but fun
  • Approachable, patient and understanding

We can offer you: 

  • A modern, well equipped, award winning building and large grounds. 
  • A school where we collaborate share and support each other to make sure all children achieve their very best. 
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments.
  • Significant opportunities to further your professional development.

Plumberow Primary Academy, part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is a large three form entry primary academy with approximately 650 pupils on roll.  We have facilities that we are proud of, including two halls, a spacious ICT suite, a large field, a designated cooking room, a well maintained library and an outdoor swimming pool. We are a welcoming academy, situated in a lovely setting, which is well resourced and has fantastic children and supportive parents.

During our recent (March 2014) inspection Ofsted graded Plumberow ‘Good’ in all areas. Attainment is high and the academy is proud of the outstanding behaviour of its learners.  The Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-Academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential.  The Academy is located in Hockley, Essex and has excellent road and rail links.  

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the main office on 01702 203741.  

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This position is required to commence as soon as possible.  Interviews will take place Wednesday 7 November 2018.

Closing date: Thursday 25 October 2018.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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More about Plumberow Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Hamilton Gardens, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1702 203741

Plumberow Primary Academy is a very large 3 form Academy with approximately 650 pupils on roll. We have facilities that we are proud of, including two halls, a spacious ICT suite, a large field, a designated cooking room, a well maintained library an...