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STUDENT SUPPORT ASSISTANT

STUDENT SUPPORT ASSISTANT

SALARY: PPS4, £19,183 PER ANNUM (PRO RATA TO £14,037 - £14,901 PER ANNUM)

HOURS:  32.5 – 34.5 HOURS PER WEEK, 38 WORKING WEEKS PER YEAR

PERMANENT

START DATE: ASAP

The Priory Academy LSST is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Student Support Assistant to join our successful and supportive team.  In this varied role, duties will include assisting Teaching Staff with the supervision of students, supporting the work of Pastoral and Departmental Managers and supervising students throughout and after the school day. You will also perform administrative tasks including updating and maintaining the student display boards and provide support in organising the Prize Giving and Awards ceremonies, academy photographs etc.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, flexible, organised and IT literate; it is essential to have competent literacy and numeracy skills, possess good inter personal skills and enjoy a team approach to work. English and Maths GCSE grade A-C are essential.  A qualification in NVQ level 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is desirable.

The post holder should be flexible in both approach and commitment as participation will be required in student trips and residential visits. Candidates should also offer extracurricular support to students with after school clubs.

The Priory Academy LSST is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways.  We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

Keen to find out more? A visit to the academy would be warmly welcomed.  Please feel free to make an appointment by contacting Sarah Wilson, PA to the Headteacher on 01522 889977 or emailing slwilson@prioryacademies.co.uk

The job description and person specification can be found in the documents located below.

Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at Support Staff Application. Please note CVs are not accepted. 

For expressions of interest, from colleagues within the Trust, please complete the internal application form on the Trust website at The Priory Federation of Academies Trust - Internal Application Form (prioryacademies.co.uk)

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 1st November 2021

The Priory Federation of Academies strictly adheres to GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.