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Learning Support Assistant (Level B)/MDSA (Level A)

Posted on 21 June 2019

  • LocationSt. Luke's Primary School
  • Salary£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateApply by 2 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/2627
Positions available 1
Working hours 16.25
Closing date 2 July 2019
Job category Support Staff - Education
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 3 (LSA); Scale 1/2 (MDSA)

Salary: linked to above scale and dependent on experience

Hours per week: 16.25 8.30am - 12noon Monday to Friday; MDSA 12.30-1pm Monday to Friday

Paid weeks per year: Term Time only, 46.2 (TA); 42.8 (MDSA) inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: September 2019

Closing date: 2 July 

Interview date: 8 July 

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Queen’s Park Rise, Brighton, BN2 9ZF

admin@stlukes.brighton-hove.sch.uk

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 675080

Website: http://www.stlukes.brighton-hove.sch.uk

About the role

We wish to recruit a full-time Learning Support Assistant.

In our 2013-14 Ofsted inspection, St. Luke’s received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in all areas. Particularly singled out for praise were the behaviour and learning attitudes of the children and the quality of the teaching. Therefore, we strongly believe that St. Luke’s is an excellent environment for all members of staff to feel excited by their work and to continue to learn, whatever their level of experience.

At the heart of St. Luke’s is a strong values system, which promotes diversity and inclusion in its actions and not just in words. It is a creative and innovative school, which aims to give each member of its community a voice in its development and growth. Through in-house research and professional development through coaching, it seeks to empower staff and children to shape the curriculum, the teaching and learning approaches and the environment. We continually aim to see the school experience through the eyes of the children and to challenge ‘received wisdom’ in relation to education. We aim to stay true to what we believe in whatever the pressures from outside. We very much welcome new members of staff who will add to the richness of ideas and dialogue around teaching and learning.

We offer a career development structure which builds on your strengths and passions and gives you the freedom to enquire and take risks.

As a EY/KS1 Learning Support Assistant, you will support individuals or groups of children enabling them to develop real confidence in themselves as learners and, ultimately, high level independent learning skills. You will also lead small intervention groups addressing basic skills. You will report directly to the SENDCO and work closely with the class teacher to ensure your work supports learning in the classroom. You will keep detailed records and regularly assess progress.

As a Midday Meals Supervisor, you will supervise and support healthy eating and play.

If you are interested in applying for this position but would like more information, please ring the school and ask to talk to the Headteacher, Jonathan Cooper. Visits are most welcome and can be organised via our administrators, Sandra Smith or Lisa Miller.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.

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