1:1 LSA vacancy at Greenfield E-ACT Academy

Closed
Salary: £14,852.56 - £15,452.44
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Bristol Recruitment Team
Location: Bristol
Closing Date: 31/01/2022 17:00
Email: Bristol.hr@e-act.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 04/02/2022
Start Date: 28/02/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 45.66
Department: Support staff
Pay Grade: NJC starting scale point 5
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

Greenfield E-ACT Academy are looking for a 1-1 Learning Support Assistant.


We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who is able to demonstrate the skills required to be effective in this important role:

  • Able to inspire and support children to become active, independent thinkers and learners.
  • A person who has a strong belief in the effectiveness of teamwork.
  • Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and establish positive relationships with pupils, parents, and staff.
  • Experience of working and supporting small groups of children under teacher's direction including children with SEND on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis.
  • To have experience, a good knowledge and understanding of autism and social communication needs, including demand avoidance, and appropriate strategies to support pupils with this profile.
  • Knowledge of positive and personalised anxiety management strategies.
  • Able to take the initiative and regular responsibility for agreed learning /activities.
  • Is flexible and able to work collaboratively with other members of staff.
  • An ability to communicate effectively and build strong, trusting relationships - with professionals, parents and children.
  • Able to empathise and attune to others emotional states; to anticipate potential triggers and take pre-emptive action to de-escalate.
  • Positive handling training or a willingness to undertake.
  • Personal Attributes.
  •  Actively promote and support the inclusion of all pupils.
  •  Willingness to act of professional advice.
  • To be resilient
  • Patience
  • Humour
  • Relentless Optimism.

 

The contract on offer is fixed term of x1 year, 32.5 hours per week and the actual salary ranges from £14,852.56 - £15,452.44 depending on experience (FTE £19,312 - £20,092) 


Our Academy - Greenfield E-ACT Academy:


A happy 3-11 primary academy in Knowle, Bristol. We provide varied and exciting learning experiences and are focused on preparing our pupils f or the next stage in their educational journey.

 

Come join our team


Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

 

  • Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.


We can offer you:


  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school
  • Well-resourced classrooms; A group of children with a passion for learning
  • local government pension scheme
  • 30 day holiday entitlement
  • Free support from our employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme

 

 Greenfield E-ACT Family:


We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.

 

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

 

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

 

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

 

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk

 

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022 at 17:00. Interviews will be held on Friday 4th February 2022. Successful Candidates will be notified by E-Mail, the date of interview may differ to advertised.


This post is for one year fixed term contract.

 

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.

 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

File Attachments

File Name Description
LSA Level 2 with SEN.pdf PSS -LSA 1-1

Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.


​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Qualifications

Qualification Title Grade
GCSE Maths and English grade 4-9 (A-C) or equivalent
Essential
TA2 qualification or equivalent or relevant experience
Essential
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