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South Suffolk Learning Trust

Learning Support Assistant - Interventions - Colchester Academy

Band 3 - £19,171 – pro rata

38 weeks a year, 32.5 hours a week

Start September 2019

Culture, Character, Commitment, Currency

Colchester Academy is a thriving secondary school, looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to plan and lead intervention sessions for small groups of students (literacy, numeracy, EAL and other interventions) and assist with the development and review of IEPs.

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, and recently graded ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED (2018). This is an incredibly exciting time in our journey, as we have just joined a local Academy Chain, South Suffolk Learning Trust (SSLT).

We are looking to appoint someone intent upon driving up standards, delivering excellent teaching and inspiring the same in others, and helping lead the school towards excellence. You will have proven experience in the teaching of language acquisition and the knowledge and understanding to support young people who are new to a culture, language and school.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Colchester Academy, a school committed to excellence in everything we do. 

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Colchester Academy is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

To apply for this position an application form must be completed in full. Please also enclose a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and the skills you will bring to the post.

If you have any questions or would like to visit the Academy, please contact Michelle Robinson, 01206 878878.

Job Description

Person Specification

Letter from the Principal

Application Form

Guidance Notes

Closing date:  Midday Friday 30 August 2019

Interview date:  Monday 9 September 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Colchester Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer