Temporary Learning Support Assistant
We are seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at Somerby Primary School, working 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 3pm, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks). This role is fixed term until 22nd August 2022.
You will be required to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities under the direct supervision of the teacher. This may include providing general support for whole class learning activities, or supporting individuals or small groups of pupils.
Experience of working within a similar role with children and knowledge of Child Protection and Health and Safety policies are essential. Experience of delivering phonics to Key Stage 1 is desirable.
You will have an NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent. Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English would be desirable. 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.
The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:
- Salary £9.54 – £9.74 per hour – £12,726 - £12,981 per annum
- Local Government Pension Scheme membership
- 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service
Application deadline – midnight on Thursday 27th February 2020
Interviews – Friday 6th March 2020
Start date - as soon as possible
For an informal chat please contact Steve Nash on O1664 504888.
All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.