Learning Support Assistant - John Ferneley College
Are you looking for a rewarding career in education? If so, this could be the role for you!
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join the team at John Ferneley College
Learning Support Assistant – permanent
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you looking for a rewarding role that will allow you to make a difference by helping to give young people a positive start in life?
Does the future excite you within our Trust?
Then come and work for us at John Ferneley College as a Learning Support Assistant
If you have the ambition to be a crucial advocate for our SEND students by enabling them to become confident and resilient individuals then this is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly, dedicated and supportive team.
With a remuneration package including:
- A salary of £13,528 - £13,800 per annum (FTE £19,266 – £19,653 per annum, £9.98 - £10.18 per hour) (This is based on the minimum working hours of 30.5 hours per week)
- Local Government Pension Scheme membership
- 5.6 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service
The post-holder will work a minimum of 30.5 hours per week, Term-Time only, plus 5 INSET days (39 weeks per year) on a permanent basis. The working pattern will be (8.30am – 3pm with an additional 1 hour to be worked every other week).
As a leading, high performing education provider, the Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 pupils from the age of 2 to 16. Our schools are based in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton and are easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.
As an organization, we are always looking to develop our staff to grow their career with us through mentoring and professional development opportunities. Our staff are driven by one main vision, to do our best for every single pupil so that they can develop to their full potential, to act courageously and with integrity in all that they do.
The SEND team here at JFC have many opportunities to broaden their knowledge through the implementation of various CPD opportunities. Furthermore, LSAs are allocated to a unique learning zone in order enhance and encourage student progress. If you are looking to be a crucial advocate for our SEND students by enabling them to become confident and resilient individuals then this is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly, dedicated and supportive team.
This role may be suitable for a graduate looking to gain relevant and practical experience within the classroom with a view to undertake teacher training or to gain specialist training and knowledge in a field that you are passionate about.
The successful candidate will need to be an organised and creative person with good IT skills and a commitment to transforming the life choices of young people. You will also need to be confident in the use of IT and be able to assist in preparing materials for lessons.
Interviews will be arranged upon receipt of applications.
The start date for the role is as soon as possible and is dependent on completion of satisfactory pre-employment checks.
To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 – this includes a 6-month probationary period.