Learning Support Assistant, Middlesborough

Closing date:

Hillsview AcademyMiddlesborough

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9388 - £9794 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

26 hours per week, 44 weeks per year

Hillsview Academy, which opened in September 2014, is an 11-19 academy of 800 students situated in the Teesville area of Redcar and Cleveland. We are within easy access of Middlesbrough and the Tees Valley and only 10 minutes from the A19 motorway.

Our Learning Support Team) is looking to extend its team of Learning Support Assistants to support our students across the age and ability range, from Years 7 to 11. The successful candidate will join a committed and enthusiastic team who provide support for both teaching staff and students.

We are looking for:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children in an education setting. Experience and knowledge of children with SEND needs is desirable.
  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills as evidenced by GCSE English and Maths at Level C or above, or equivalent.
  • Experience of behaviour management strategies that encourage positive behaviour
  • Knowledge and experience of intervention programmes that accelerate progress
  • Commitment to raising attainment and be able to motivate vulnerable and disengaged students.
  • A minimum Of NVQ Level 2 or a Teaching Assistant equivalent qualification.

We actively welcome applications from Graduates who have experience in working with students and young people and who are interested in gaining experience in education with a view to training to become a teacher.

We actively welcome visits so you can learn more about us. Please contact Duncan Hyde (HR Officer) at dhyde@hillsviewacademy.org 

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, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required to start as soon as possible. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date: Friday 29 September 2017

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.

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

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 https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-training for further details.

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More about Hillsview Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Normanby Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS6 9AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 454577
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