Learn Support Assistant, Wigston Road, Coventry, West Midlands

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Grace Academy CoventryWigston Road, Coventry, West Midlands

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Start date: 8th January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Band C – Point 13 to 23 (£16,491 to £21,268) Pro Rata (Term time)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Grace Academy Coventry is looking to recruit an experienced Learn Support Assistant, who has the passion and the commitment to help lead the school in their rapid journey of improvement to outstanding. As an important member of our support team at Grace Academy Coventry, you will have a proven record in supporting individuals with a wide range of needs, and have the ability to inspire and motivate them to do their best every day. The most important part of the role is to enable students to access the full curriculum on offer, using a variety of intervention and mentoring strategies which develop their self-belief to succeed. You will also support students with dealing with situations in a positive way, and to support our core values of Grace, Integrity, Respect, Potential and Excellence. 

Nurture Faculty

The Nurture Faculty is a cohesive and supportive team who constantly strive to improve the provision of students who need additional support. We are driven and welcome CPD opportunities to further develop and enhance the excellent provision already in place. We have developed good relationships with staff, students and parents and enjoy working within a department which is constantly evolving as the needs of our amazing students change.

What we offer you

The Academy puts wellbeing and development at the heart of its work and we work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively.  CPD is offered, however, the right candidate will be encouraged to self-develop with the support of the SENCo and the team.  The Academy has outstanding facilities and is a spacious, welcoming workplace. We have a modern, well equipped gym that is free to use for staff.  There are many ICT suites with up to date facilities available for all staff to use and every classroom is equipped with a smart board.  Every member of staff is issued with a laptop for their own use.    Our students are pleasant and have high aspirations for their future.  The position is on a fixed term basis for the first 1 year with the opportunity of becoming permanent.

About you

We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to the educational development of children and can help build the foundations to a fulfilled and varied educational offering. The successful candidate will work alongside and support the class teachers within the Academy as well as developing and delivering bespoke intervention to our learners on a 1-1 or small group basis. This will require the effective use of resources in order to achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement for all students. The role will also include the support of our students who have to use specialist equipment as part of their development, and may include some support with female personal needs.

For More Information

For more details about the Academy please browse our website at:  http://coventry.graceacademy.org.uk/   You are encouraged to visit the Academy and see our values in action.  It will give you the opportunity to see our outstanding facilities.  If you would like to visit the Acacemy or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Pam Kolaric, Staff Welfare & Admin Manager, or email at pamkolaric@graceacademy.org.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday, 13th December, 201

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 247 6589000
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