Learning Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Wincanton, Somerset
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • September 27, 2021
  • £9.81-£10.21 ph

King Arthur's School

Learning Support Assistant

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust based at King Arthur’s School, Wincanton, Somerset

Start date: September/October 2021

Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 27 August 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 1 September 2021

Days: 3 days per week minimum, full time possible depending on experience

Grade: Grade 15 (Point 4-6)

Salary: £18,933 – £19,698 Full Time Equivalent (£9.81-10.21 hourly rate)

Contract: Permanent, term time only (paid weeks 43.60) plus paid inset days as required

Hours: To be agreed at interview

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Learning Support Assistant with energy and enthusiasm and a love for working with young people. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a school within a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further.

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to plan their time
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have the ability to embrace and contribute to the vision of the department and school
  • be able to build relationships quickly
  • show respect to others and be able to embrace the ethos and values of the trust
  • be positive, optimistic, caring, kind and approachable
  • be willing to be immersed in the life of a busy school
  • have the ability to support, challenge and inspire

King Arthur’s School is a fantastic small secondary school at the heart of a rural Somerset community serving the town of Wincanton and surrounding area.  The school joined the Sherborne Area Schools Trust in April 2019 and is working closely with The Trust to continue its pursuit for tangible and rapid improvement.

When you visit the school you will notice the:

  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • Students are well-behaved, comfortable and safe
  • The range of experiences and opportunities
  • Hard working, committed and caring staff
  • Beautiful location and space for learning
  • Strong local community

Our values and ethos focuses on developing a love of learning, high achievement both personally and academically which comes from the tremendous work of all our staff and the great achievements of our children.

This role will be challenging, yet immensely rewarding. Working within our Trust, you will be supported by an experienced leadership team, strong governance and a committed staff. We will also offer an excellent package:

  • a competitive salary
  • high-quality CPD opportunities
  • work collaboratively with Trust colleagues, sharing best practice and specialisms
  • a strong sense of shared moral purpose and a real opportunity to transform the lives of young people

For a recruitment pack and online application form, please visit the trust website: www.sast.org.uk

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £9.81-£10.21 ph
  • Job Category
    Education
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