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NEW VACANCY -LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS

Learning Support Assistants

Are you looking for a rewarding career in education? If so, this could be the role for you!

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join the team at Sherard Primary School. There are both temporary and permanent positions available. There are roles available based both in Mainstream or our Specialist Provision, working 5 days per week (32.50 hours per week), Monday to Friday, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks).

Learning Support Assistants

Are you looking for a rewarding career in education? If so, this could be the role for you!

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join the team at Sherard Primary School. There are both temporary and permanent positions available. There are roles available based both in Mainstream or our Specialist Provision, working 5 days per week (32.50 hours per week), Monday to Friday, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks).

We are looking for reflective and skilled Learning Support Assistants who can motivate and encourage children as required and to support children with special educational needs.

Experience of working with children and some knowledge of Child Protection and Health and Safety policies are essential. 

You will have an NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning/Early Years or equivalent.  Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English are essential, or currently working towards. Along with good interpersonal skills, you will be emphatic with children and young people, and be able to work effectively as part of a small team. 

About the Mowbray Education Trust

The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school, with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.

Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools.  The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray. 

Further information

The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:

  • Starting salary - £14,415.40 per annum (£19,266 FTE – Grade 5, LCC07).
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service.

Application deadline – Midday on Tuesday 26th July 2022

Interviews – 4th August 2022

Start date – 25th August 2022 (provisional)

For an informal chat or to obtain further information about the role, please contact Helena Blumfield, Headteacher on 01664 565124

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to [email protected] 

Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received.

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

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