Learning Support Assistant - Specialising in Science - Sidney Stringer Academy

2 Primrose Hill Street, Coventry, CV1 5LY
Actual Salary £16,098 - £18,862 per annum
11 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
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Grade 4 - £16,098 - £18,862 pa (actual salary)

35 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm.

Term time only plus 5 days.

You will be employed by the trust which consists of five schools led by Sidney Stringer Academy. The schools are Radford Primary Academy, Ernesford Grange Community Academy, Riverbank Academy (Special School), Sidney Stringer Primary School and Sidney Stringer Academy.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate Learning Support Assistant (LSA) who specialises in Science. As a Learning Support Assistant you will be responsible for working with classes or small groups of students outside and inside the classroom. The additional responsibility awarded to this particular post means that you will be integral to engaging SEND students in Science and supporting them in making accelerated progress as a result.

You will be part of a large, motivated and supportive learning support team and will work closely with members of this team as well as with teachers in departments. You will also be expected to be a co- tutor, which means that you will provide support to a form tutor and belong to one of our five houses.

Nearly 18% of the students at the Academy are identified as SEND and within this there is a varied spectrum of additional needs. We strive to ensure that all students have equal access to a broad and balanced curriculum and our LSAs are integral to this.

How to apply

If you are ambitious for yourself, passionate about the futures of children and want to be part of a forward-thinking team of like-minded professionals at this exciting time then we would like to meet you.

For further details, an application form, and to apply, please visit our website:

www.sidneystringeracademy.org.uk – ‘Vacancies page’

If you would like further information please contact:

Anna Hickinbottom (Head of Learning Support) – ahickinbottom.staff@sidneystringeracademy.org.uk or Amy Patterson (Head of SEND)-apatterson.staff@sidneystringeracademy.org.uk

Please return completed application forms to: recruitment@sidneystringeracademy.org.uk [No hard copies to be sent in the post].

We look forward to receiving your completed application form.

Closing date: 21st January 2022 at 12 noon

Interview date to be confirmed

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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

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