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GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy: Learning Support Assistant

Type of Position:Learning Support Assistant
Academy:GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Subject:N/A
Salary:GLC Payscale, within the Range 8-16, depending upon experience £15,789 - £19,997 per annum pro rata, actual salary £11,360-£14,388
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Friday 20 September 12pm

Contract Type: 31.25 hours per week, term time plus inset days  

Tilbury Pioneer Academy is part of the larger Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards for the whole community and is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people. 

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative part time classroom based Learning Support Assistant, 31.25 hours a week. Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the class teachers and SENCo in adapting and planning activities to take students’ learning forward. Our students’ needs are at the core of Tilbury Pioneer’s ethos, successful candidates will be required to support the emotional and social development of the young people they work with. 

Candidates must be able to carry out and write up necessary observations to inform and evaluate the child’s needs. They must be experienced classroom practitioners proactive in dealing with students and identifying groups or individuals who may be falling behind in their learning. 

Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and will have the following: 

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential; 
  • good standard of education; Maths and English GCSE grades A – C, or equivalent; 
  • can provide excellent classroom support in literacy, numeracy and behavioural needs; 
  • good organisation and inter-personal skills; 
  • good knowledge of ICT; 
  • be committed to high achievement from students and themselves. 

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. Please email jo.jones@theglc.org.uk for an application pack. 

Applications should be submitted by: Friday 20 September 2019 12pm
Interviews will be held: Friday 27 September
Interview location: Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Dickens Road, Tilbury, Essex RM18 8HJ 

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure. 

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LSA - Person specification - May 2018 12th Nov 2018 Download
LSA - Job description - May 2018 12th Nov 2018 Download
Application Form GLC 05th Apr 2019 Download