Temporary Learning Support Assistant, Brent

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Ark Academy - SecondaryBrent

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,397
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Opportunity to join an ‘Outstanding’ all-through academy specialising in mathematics & citizenship.

Start date: ASAP
Salary:  Scale 5 pt 17 £22,082 (£19,396.92 actual pro rata salary – 36hrs per week 40 weeks per annum)
Contract:  fixed contract to 31/08/2020
Location: Wembley, London
Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park (Jubilee/Metropolitan)
Deadline: 9am on Monday 23 September 2019
Interviews: will be arranged on an ongoing basis so early application is recommended.
Ofsted: Outstanding (2010)

Visits to our school are encouraged; to arrange, please call 0208 385 4370.

Ark Academy is an all-through school based in state-of-the-art accommodate in Wembley, set against the backdrop of the iconic Wembley Stadium, with excellent transport links.

We are currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant (LSA), who will provide specific and direct support to pupils with Special Educational needs or a Disability (SEND), ensuring that these students make good progress in the mainstream curriculum.  You will work alongside the SENCo and class teachers to provide in-class support in Key Stage 3-5

A calm and patient manner is essential, as is a nurturing approach to pupil development.  A good understanding of the academy’s teaching and learning and behaviour policies are desirable, and specific training will be provided to support you in the role.  Prior experience of a specific curriculum area should be included in your application.  Liaising with the SENCo, class teachers and the parents of the children will all form part of your role.

As a member of Ark Academy you will receive support and professional development geared towards excellence.

Our successful behaviour policies treat student behaviour not as the responsibility of individual teachers, but of the entire school.  This ensures as a member of Ark Academy, your time is never wasted dealing with discipline. Our students know what is expected of them, allowing students to focus on learning and our staff to focus on what they do best.

Ark is one of the UK's most successful school groups with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country, it is an international charity transforming lives through education. As a central part of the network, our staff can expect: 

• Access to a range of discounts through the Ark Rewards Scheme which
       includes reduced gym memberships, discounts at major retailers and
       travel loans
• Twice as many training days as standard
• Support from a network of 35 schools across the UK

Visit  http://arkacademy.org/ for more information on the school.  For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact our Recruitment Manager Denise McKenna on 020 8385 4370 or d.mckenna@arkacademy.org    

Please submit your application online by 9am on Monday 23 September 2019 Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.  

Deadline: 9am on Monday 23 September 2019
Start date: ASAP
Interviews: Ongoing 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

More about Ark Academy - Secondary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bridge Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 9JP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 385 4370
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About Ark Academy

Ark Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational all-through academy for 3 to 18-year-olds in Wembley, London. It opened its primary school in September 2008 and its secondary school in September 2010. Ark Academy is recent...