LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT (LSA)
REQUIRED OCTOBER 2019
(32.5 Hours p/w, permanent, term time only
BG-J SP 3 – 6 £18,674 - £19,780 full time equivalent – this will be pro-rated)
We are looking to appoint an LSA to join our welcoming and dedicated team in this aspirational primary school, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, which is part of The Greenshaw Learning Trust.
The post is for 32.5 hours per week (8.30am – 3.30pm, Monday – Friday with ½ hour for lunch), term time only and is a permanent role. Lunchtime support duties (supervising children inside or outside during lunchtime) for 30 minutes a day are included within this role.
Mission: we develop happy, caring learners who aim high and develop a love of learning.
Vision: to enable all our learners to be the best they can be.
Wildmoor Heath is a unique primary school, which is at the heart of the community and where the children are at the heart of all we do. This is an exciting opportunity to join our school and we are looking for the right person to join our team.
Our ideal candidate will:
Good levels of literacy and numeracy;
Relevant qualifications and / or experience of working with children;
Keen to learn;
Flexible, resilient and resourceful;
May have experience in school as a TA, LSA or in a similar role working with children.
May be considering a career in teaching and maybe a graduate.
We offer you:
a welcoming community, with bright, happy children and highly supportive parents and governors. From the moment you walk in the door, you will feel the warmth and happiness of our school.
An exceptional internal and external learning environment, right on the edge of Wildmoor Heath, offering a wealth of learning opportunities.
a collaborative learning ethos that promotes teamwork and professional development. We work closely with each other, with local schools and with other Greenshaw primary schools.
a highly capable team of teachers, leaders and governors who will support you in every way, providing a clear career path towards your chosen goals.
Applications should be made via the Bracknell Forest website at http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs. Visits to the school are encouraged; please call our School Secretary, Mrs Attfield to arrange a visit on: 01344 772034.
Applications will be reviewed on receipt and interviews will be arranged accordingly.
Closing date for applications: Noon, Friday 4th October 2019.
This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
How to Apply
Please download the attached application form and either return it by fax to 01344772034, by email to email@example.com
or by post to:
Wildmoor Heath School
Lower Broadmoor Road
We will only accept applications on Greenshaw Trust application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
Wildmoor Heath School has joined Greenshaw Learning Trust as part of an Academy - they will be your employer not Bracknell Forest Council.
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
Individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. We will ensure that no prospective employee or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest.
Pre–employment medical check
As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.