The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant . This role at Lodge Park Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
The primary role of the Learning Support Assistant is to work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of students while also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. Giving assistance to students so that they can access the curriculum, participate in learning and experience a sense of achievement.
Learning Support Assistants should act with honesty and integrity to uphold comparable standards to other education professionals, in order to make the education of the students their first concern. By demonstrating values and behaviours consistent with their professional role, Learning Support Assistants work with other educational professionals within a common frame work of expectations. This could require detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas.
34.5 hours per week: Monday - Friday 8.15am to 4.00pm; Term time only. Permanent position.
Salary & Benefits
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
NVQ 3 qualified or equivalent relevant supporting teaching and learning in schools
Ability to record quantitative and qualitative data of intervention programmes in accordance with Code of Practice
Commitment to and or experience of working with children and young people
Ability to motivate and encourage children to meet their targets for learning and/or behaviour
Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a school providing a specialist school education and committed to ensuring access to the curriculum for all children
Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum activities