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Job Summary

Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Term
Permanent / Temporary
Start Date
ASAP
Salary
Scale C, Pt 3-4, 9.62-9.81/hour (18,562-18,933/year FTE based on a 37 hour week - salary will be pro rata)
Closing Date
27-Apr-2021

Learning Support Assistant (several posts available)

Smithdon High School - Wnat

Norfolk

Smithdon High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to support the needs of named pupil/pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning.
 
You will manage the provision of support for students with special educational needs, contributing to termly and annual reviews and will advocate on behalf of named pupil/ pupils, implementing the strategies and advice included in the pupils Education, Health and Care Plan or Learning Profile.
 
You will be empathetic and believe in the value of education for all. You will also have a genuine wish to make a difference and support young people in achieving their potential.
 
30.5 hours/week, 38 weeks/year (term time only) 
There are several opportunities available - 1 permanent and 2 temporary, maternity cover posts. Please state a preference when applying if you only want to be considered for just the permanent role, or just a temporary role.
 
For a job description, person specification and application form please see attached documents.
 
West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

How to Apply

An informal discussion is welcomed. To arrange, please call 01553 773393 or email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk
 
To apply please complete a cover letter and application form (this is in 3 parts - all of which need completing - see the application guidance notes for more information) and email this to: recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.
 
Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.
 
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.

Closing Date for Applications: 27-Apr-2021

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Secondary schools
Headteacher
John Hirst
LEA/Region
Norfolk
NoR
625
Age Range
11-16
Address
Downs Road
Hunstanton
Kings Lynn
Postcode
PE36 5HY
Telephone
01485 534541
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Employer Details

Smithdon High School - Wnat

A secondary academy of West Norfolk Academies Trust

At Smithdon High School we share a simple vision. Every child is supported to make progress in every single lesson, every single day.

These are exciting times to join our school. We are the newest member of a dynamic academy trust and under a new Headteacher we are building to become a truly great school. As a result, our staff receive fantastic professional development opportunities.

Our school serves the coastal town of Hunstanton and the surrounding area with a clear focus on knowing the strengths and needs of every student. We believe every child deserves a warm welcome to every learning opportunity and a personalised learning experience; challenge and support leading to exceptional progress.

Although we boast a wide range of modern resources and facilities, our main building was the birth place of the Brutalist style of architecture in Britain and enjoys the protection of being Grade 2* listed. The building not only influences modern architecture but has also shaped our shared values of strength, integrity and excellence.

At Smithdon High School we welcome applicants who want to make a positive difference to the lives of our students.

Smithdon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.