Learning Support Assistant, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

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Ilkley Grammar SchoolIlkley, West Yorkshire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,100
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant 

Pattern of hours:

 30 hours per week – Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.00pm, 

with half an hour unpaid lunchbreak each day

Actual annual salary £ 12,100

Salary Scale 3, point 14 (range 14-17). Term time only, plus 3 additional days

We are seeking to appoint, as soon as possible, an enthusiastic and adaptable Learning Support Assistant to join our effective Inclusive Learning team at this successful, oversubscribed comprehensive Academy. 

Ilkley Grammar School is an outstanding, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400 year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.” 

Our Ofsted inspection of March 2017 confirmed us as an ‘Outstanding’ school in all areas, where we have “pupils (who) demonstrate extremely positive attitudes to learning” and where “pupils’ behaviour in and around the school is exemplary.”

We are the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust and a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance with a firm commitment to school to school support and developing highly effective collaborative practices. 

We are looking for:

* To work as directed in supporting and enabling students with additional educational needs 

* To work as a partnership with the teacher in the classroom to ensure students are able to achieve their personal best

* To report back to the Director of Inclusive Learning about student progress

We offer:

*  the opportunity to make a real difference

*  students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’

*  a commitment to mobile technologies with iPads issued to all teaching staff and students 

*   a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care

*   a committed and established staff 

*   very supportive parents and Governors

*   a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale with good transport links to Leeds and Bradford

For further details, including our specific application requirements for this post, please visit our school website www.ilkleygrammarschool.com 

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school.  The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment.  All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome.  All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cowpasture Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8TR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1943 608424
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