Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover), Witham

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Maltings AcademyWitham

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11,358 - £11,691 actual salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

30.5 hours per week, 39 working weeks (term time plus 5 non-student days)

Fixed Term contract 

Maltings Academy is graded ‘Outstanding’ and has a state of the art new building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.

Our Learning Support Assistants will support students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in mainstream classes and small groups to ensure that students achieve their full potential. 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • experience working with children
  • excellent literacy and numeracy skills including Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
  • ability to motivate and encourage students
  • excellent communication skills 
  • good IT skills 

The hours of work are Monday 8.30am-3.30pm and Tuesday to Friday 8.30am-3pm, 39 weeks per year (term time plus non-student days). This position is based at Maltings Academy. However, as we work closely with our sister academy, New Rickstones Academy (also in Witham), all new contracts are to work across both academies.

Closing date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Start date:  January 2018 or as soon as possible

For further information on this position and to make an application please click 'quick apply' on the TES advert.

Please refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. Carefully consider the ‘Supporting Statement’ section on the application form and explain clearly how you match the essential criteria detailed in the person specification.   Please also ensure that as part of your application you include professional references with business contact information covering your last two employers.

Maltings Academy is a key member of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential, broaden their horizons and become active, prosperous and successful citizens in the world around them.  In each of the AET 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.  Benefits include a Health Cash Plan, Local Government Pension Scheme and Childcare Vouchers. Academy staff also receive discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

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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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies  for further details. 

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More about Maltings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376 512911
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