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LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS

Term time only

34 hours per week x 45.6 weeks per year

Salary: Scale point 1 £17,063pa, rising to scale point 3 after appropriate experience and successful completion of training £17,682pa with the possibility of eventual promotion through our career progression scheme to a scale point 12 £20,762pa.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children with a vision impairment, some of whom have additional needs.

Learning Support Assistants (LSA) work alongside teachers. You will be someone who likes children and young people and is willing to be responsible both for helping them learn, but also for their safety and wellbeing.

You will be part of a supportive team and we will offer you training to enhance your development. There are opportunities to progress as a Teaching Assistant, Supervisory Teaching Assistant and Higher-Level Teaching Assistant through our internal progression scheme.

About Us:

Joseph Clarke School caters for pupils with a vision impairment some of whom may have additional learning needs.  The school is part of the Whitefield Academy Trust, located in Walthamstow and Highams Park. Working across the Trust, we harness the specialist expertise of all our teams in order to deliver an outstanding school experience which combines high standards of teaching and learning with excellent pastoral care.

About you:

We are looking for candidates have had experience of working with children and young people in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. An interest in working with children with vision impairment is key and you will be supported to learn techniques to guide severely vision impaired pupils and also to read and write in Braille.

Why join Whitefield Academy Trust?

Just as we seek to give our pupils an outstanding school experience, we want every member of our team to find being part of Whitefield Academy Trust a rewarding and enjoyable experience. 

Whatever their role, we are committed to supporting each team member and giving them every opportunity to progress their careers within our Trust.

As such, every member of our team benefits from our:

  • Exceptional Continuous Professional Development programme;
  • Strong focus on staff welfare and wellbeing;
  • Engagement forums which allow all team members the chance to be heard on matters relating to the running of the Trust and our schools;
  • Excellent employment package including Training and Development, interest free loans for bicycle purchase Generous Local Government Pension Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.

 

Whitefield Academy Trust is uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

The Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit, ensuring best practice in our recruitment process is essential to our commitment.

Interviews:   TBA

Start Date:    As soon as a Disclosure and Barring Service check has been received

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Non teaching Application form 2021 DBS update 01st Nov 2021 Download

Job Specification

Role
Learning Support Assistant
Subject
Other
Closing Date
Start Date
ASAP
Job Reference
LSA-JCS
Location
E4 9PP
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Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: LSA-JCS.

Human Resources Department
020 8523 4833

Job Specification

Role
Learning Support Assistant
Subject
Other
Closing Date
Start Date
ASAP
Job Reference
LSA-JCS
Location
E4 9PP
Get Directions

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: LSA-JCS.

Human Resources Department
020 8523 4833

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