The Grove Primary School is a vibrant and aspirational community-focused school with a positive approach to learning and behaviour. We are looking for an inspiring Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated team on our rewarding journey to serve an extremely diverse population with wonderful children. We are committed in all we do to achieving our school aim of high expectations of teaching and learning within a nurturing environment. We are very proud of the journey our school community has been on, and continue to strive to provide opportunities and skills for our children to enable them to achieve their aspirations and dreams.
If you want the opportunity to work within a supportive, friendly environment in this community focused and improving school, this opportunity could be for you.
This position is temporary working 27.75 hours per week, Monday – Friday, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks). This role is fixed term until 23rd August 2020 in the first instance and there may be an opportunity to extend for a further period.
This is a varied role, and would suit an enthusiastic, adaptable, and flexible individual. The successful candidate will reflect our school aim of high expectations of teaching and learning within a nurturing environment, whilst upholding and exemplifying our school values.
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 emphatic 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 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.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity, visit our school website or alternatively, please contact Hayley Cheeseman for an informal discussion on (O1664) 562554.
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 - £11,771 - £12,007 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 Monday 24th February 2020
Interviews – Thursday 27th February 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.
The Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.