Learning Support Assistants required

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Learning Support Assistants required

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Mowbray Education Trust
Full or Part Time
£9.54 - £9.74 per hour
30th January 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
24th February 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1087883

Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to appoint to various vacancies across the trust. Our number 1 priority is to appoint passionate people who are keen to make a difference in the lives of young people. This comes first, so we are open minded about most other things: part time? Full-time? Fixed term or permanent? If your vision is the same as ours, we want to talk to you!

  • We are looking for eager, adaptable individuals with a resilient attitude to challenge and a commitment to supporting the education of the whole child.
  • We are also looking for highly motivated, conscientious and ambitious team players who want to play an increasing part in our exciting, collaborative trust.  
  • We are excited about recruiting people who we can help on their career path in our trust.  
  • We are looking forward to working with people who will embrace the trust’s ethos and optimise the benefits we are keen to offer. 

We believe in our teams. That’s why we’ll give you all the support you need to achieve your best.

You will be working with a wide range of class teachers to support teaching and learning, creating opportunities for all children to reach their potential, irrespective of ability. You will be able to coach children on a 1:1 or group basis.

If you want the opportunity to work within a supportive, friendly environment in one of our community focused schools, this opportunity could be for you.

You will have a proven ability to work on your own initiative, a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults. You will have a can-do attitude and a commitment to well-being, including positive encouragement and praise to develop self-esteem.

You will have an NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent. Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English is essential, or currently working towards. Along with good interpersonal skills, you will be empathetic with children and young people, and be able to work effectively as part of a small team. Experience of working with children and knowledge of Child Protection and Health and Safety policies are essential.

About the Mowbray Education Trust

The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a highly successful multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the market 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. 

Further information

We have various full and part time vacancies, working term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks).

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
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Georgia Mogg, PA to the CEO on (O1664) 504806. For further information about our Trust please visit our website.

Application deadline – Midnight Sunday 23rd February 2020.

Interviews – week beginning 2nd March 2020.

Start date – as soon as possible

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.
Mowbray Education Trust

Mowbray Education Trust