Learning Support Assistant 1-1, Chalfont Valley

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Chalfont Valley E-ACT Primary AcademyChalfont Valley

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Range 2 points 11-15 £8,465 - £9,508 based on 20 hours per week, 39 weeks plus holiday entitlement
Contract term: Fixed Term

Chalfont Valley E-ACT Academy is an aspirational, one form entry primary school based in South East Buckinghamshire with excellent public transport links from / to London and easily accessible from the M25 motorway network. Having been recently inspected by Ofsted, we have been judged as a ‘Good’ School. We have a strategy in place to grow and develop and are committed to raising the attainment and outcomes of our students by providing them with the best educational experience.

We work in close partnership with our neighbouring Trust Primary Academy – Denham Green – judged as “Good” by Ofsted and who have ambitious plans in place to becoming “Outstanding”.

We are seeking a highly motivated, part time learning support assistant supporting a child with Autism. This is an exciting opportunity to take up a post within an experienced and motivated team in the school, working with a child who needs ongoing support to access learning. 

Ideal candidates will:

  • provide creative, enriching and inspiring learning opportunities for our children.
  • is focused and committed to raising standards.
  • is a good team player.
  • is able to respond appropriately to the wide ranging needs of the pupils.
  • is a caring and patient individual.
  • has  experience and knowledge of working with children with learning difficulties, knowledge and experience of Autism an advantage

Why work for us?

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious team at the heart of the local community.  

E-ACT is committed to CPD and we invest in our people through our professional learning programme, delivered in partnership with leading training providers including Teaching Leaders (now Ambition Schools Leadership). We also offer our teaching staff three additional CPD days on top of the statutory allowance, to follow an individualised development plan.  

We are a leader in the education sector for our outstanding benefits including a generous maternity policy, and provide opportunities for flexible working.

Who is E-ACT?

E-ACT is about improving schools.  We do this through a relentless focus on building strong teaching and learning, inspiring curriculums, effective standard operating procedures and embedding a culture based on our values of thinking big, doing the right thing and showing team spirit.

The E-ACT team includes over 2,000 employees based across 24 academy teams, six regional teams and one national team.

Applicants should read the supporting documentation before returning the application form and equal opportunities form to Jo Hutton, Regional HR Lead, at jo.hutton@e-act.org.uk.If you would like any further information or a tour of the academy please contact us. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 February 2018.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and all appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Chalfont Valley E-ACT Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Bell Lane, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 6PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 764521
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Based in the beautiful countryside village of Little Chalfont in Buckinghamshire, Chalfont Valley E-Act Primary Academy was formed in September 2012.  The Academy’s ethos is based on high aspirations, high expectations and the promotion of...