Learning Support Assistant

West Alvington C of E Academy
Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
NJC Grade C 3 – 4 (£9.36 – £9.55 per hour)
Permanent – 30 Hours Per Week /39 Weeks Per Year
Required for September 2020

The Learning Academy Partnership are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Learning Support Assistant to work in our Nursery.  The successful candidate will be passionate about learning with an ability to engage and inspire the learning behaviours that will support our children in achieving their best.

The Learning Academy Partnership is a dynamic, outward looking and successful Multi Academy Trust currently consisting of over 250 staff in 8 schools across Torbay and Devon Local Authorities. We are at an exciting time in our development as a growing family of aspirational schools, working together to transform the lives of children aged 0 to 19, across the South West. Our schools work together to Collectively Empower Excellence, currently across our three regional hubs: including Torbay, Newton Abbot and the South Hams and surrounding areas.

Previous experience of working in a school setting is desired but not essential.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have high expectations and are passionate about working with children
  • Are able to create a high-quality, stimulating, interactive and creative learning environment
  • Are able to work effectively within our hardworking, talented and friendly Trust
  • Are able to support and embrace the Christian ethos of our Trust
  • Have a clear understanding of safeguarding procedures and a strong desire to keep children safe

We can offer you:

  • ‘Gold Model’ professional development
  • Practice informed by evidence based research CPD for all our staff
  • A strong, proactive wellbeing network across the Trust
  • A culture that takes work life balance extremely seriously for all its staff
  • An opportunity to be part of a collaborative Multi Academy Trust and work alongside a range of outstanding teachers, practitioners and professionals
  • The opportunity to work alongside staff who are passionate about children and have the drive to ensure that every child becomes the best they can be

For further details please contact Mrs Brodie – Telephone – 01548 560 494 or  email – thurlestone@lapsw.org to arrange an appointment.

For an application pack, please contact the Trust HR Team, hr@lapsw.org or call the Trust HR Team – 01626 248801.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 10th September 2020 (9am) with interviews to take place soon after.

The Learning Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosures are required for this post along with the other necessary checks.