Learning Support Assistants – Temporary


£14,136 FTE

New Forest Academy opened on the 1 September 2012 and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  The Academy is situated in the South Waterside area of Hampshire and is adjacent to the New Forest National Park.  There are currently 600 students on roll with 80 in the Sixth Form.  The Academy is committed to making the very best of its Academy status to significantly improve standards, especially in literacy and numeracy, as well as to improve the quality of teaching and learning. 

We are seeking two individuals who have a passion for working with students who have special educational needs.  These positions would suit a job share.  Both post holders will be working with a student who has a range of learning difficulties and will be providing in class support as well as one to one support.  Duties would commence at 8.30am and continue until 3.30pm providing the student with continuous assistant, hence the need for two candidates to alternate through the day.

The successful candidates will have at least Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths to Grade ‘C’ and must have previous experience of working with individual students.

The hours for these positions are variable depending on candidate requirements and will be discussed at interview.  These positions commence September 2013 and are temporary until April 2014.  The positions may continue after April 2014, funding permitted.

In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private health cash plan, the Ford Advantage Scheme and be entitled to Childcare Vouchers and much, much more!

Closing date:  12 July 2013.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit: www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/careers

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for this post.