Learning Support Assistant (part time), Loughborough

Closing date:

Beacon AcademyLoughborough

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.45 per hour (inclusive of Living Wage Foundation discretionary allowance)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Fixed Term until 13/07/2018

2 days per week (Mondays and Tuesdays)

Beacon Academy in Loughborough is a positive, nurturing and inspiring learning environment that provides a happy, caring community where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their goals. Our children are keen to learn, are well behaved and want to achieve their best. 

“You have kept the interests of pupils at the heart of everything you do.” Ofsted Section 8, September 2016

“Everyone is approachable and there is always a good atmosphere in the workplace.  We all learn so much from each other.” – staff member

“The Headteacher’s door has always been open in case I need to speak to her.” – staff member

We are a popular school in our community and within commutable distance of Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester and close to the M1 and M42 motorways. Our ever-improving school is on the journey to good, and we have a great team of teachers and staff who are all dedicated to getting there quickly.

We are seeking an exceptional Learning Support Assistant to join our team, so, are you: 

  • Keen to support the learning of all children?
  • Committed to children’s success regardless of their starting point?
  • An enthusiastic team player?

If so, we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, friendly, well behaved children
  • A supportive, friendly and committed staff team and governors
  • A bespoke CPD programme
  • A creative and innovative environment

The contractual hourly rate is £8.19 which is reviewed every year.  In addition to this hourly rate, the school pays a discretionary allowance to increase this hourly rate to the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage.

Visits to the Academy are strongly recommended:  please contact Mrs Bussell, Headteacher on 01509 212227.

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

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 commence as soon as possible.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 20 November 2017. 

Closing date: Thursday 16 November 2017

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 enhance 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 Beacon Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Woodthorpe Road, Shelthorpe, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2NF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 212227
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Firstly may I welcome you to Beacon Academy. We are a large primary school on the edge of Loughborough with a MLD Special Provision and Nursery. 

Beacon is a great place to be where children are at the centre of what we do. We work closely as a ...