Vacancies

1:1 Teaching Assistant Vacancy

17.5hrs per week over 5 mornings

NJC Grade C, £9.81ph

To commence October 2021

The Link Academy Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and talented person to join our wonderful team at Landscove C of E Primary School. This particular role is a fixed term appointment linked to EHCP funding for specific support for a pupil with special educational needs in Year One.

 

Landscove is a thriving small church school, surrounded by rolling fields and farms. Well known for creating a safe and secure learning environment where all the children can grow and flourish. With links to its partner schools within the Trust and the local community, the children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum. Landscove has an excellent reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos with staff experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child.

 

We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team in Early Years to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.

We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.

Ideally, you will:

- Provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs,

- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;

- Have excellent English and Maths skills;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Have experience in a similar role in a school;

- Have prior knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs.

 

You should have English and Maths to GCSE A-C or equivalent. 

 

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 disclosure.

 

Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy

 

Closing date: 4th October 12noon

Interview date: TBA

Catering Assistant

15hrs per week, 5 days a week, 38 weeks per year

NJC Grade B, £9.43ph

Permanent post to commence October 2021

The Link Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to work alongside our existing catering team. You will need to be an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working individual who can assist our kitchen staff in providing high quality meals for children, staff, visitors and events at our busy school.

You will need to have an appreciation for the challenges of working in a busy kitchen and be willing to carry out a variety of roles, including food preparation, storage of food stuff, washing up as well as other activities that may change on a day-to-day basis. Ideally, you will have previous catering experience, but training will be provided.

This particular role will involve assisting in the preparation of meals with the catering team based at Landscove C of E Primary School and then transporting the meals using own vehicle to Broadhempston Primary School to serve to pupils and staff. A full UK driving Licence with business insurance is required.  A mileage allowance will be paid per mile for journeys between schools.

Landscove is a thriving small church school and Broadhempston is a traditional village school, both surrounded by rolling fields and farms. Well known for creating safe and secure learning environments where all the children can grow and flourish. With links to their partner schools within the Trust and the local community, the children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum.

Both schools have an excellent reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos with staff experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparation and serving of meals as required to include main meal, desert and drinks to pupils and staff
  • Assist with the laying up of table and serving counters and then clearing, cleaning and tidying following lunchtime period
  • To comply with all aspects of Health & safety and Food Hygiene Act.
  • Temperature testing of food
  • Clearing up and removal of waste food, packaging and other waste generated by the kitchen and its activities
  • Furniture moving in dining area as required

Ideally, you will:

- Previous experience in a similar role in a school or commercial environment;

- Be able to build good relationships with children and staff and be a friendly and positive presence in our school;

- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

- Be able to work under pressure with tight deadlines

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 disclosure.

Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy

Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021 12noon

Interview date: TBA

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Vacancy
- Fixed term to cover Maternity Leave

3 days paid at NJC Grade D, £10.41ph (Tues – Thurs)

Plus additional duties of Mealtime Assistant (£9.25ph) Breakfast Club (£9.43ph) and After School Club (£9.81ph) Assistants, Tues - Thurs

To commence November 2021

Landscove C of E Primary School, part of the Link Multi Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant with additional duties.

 

Landscove is a thriving small church school, surrounded by rolling fields and farms. Well known for creating a safe and secure learning environment where all the children can grow and flourish. With links to its partner schools within the Trust and the local community, the children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum. Landscove has an excellent reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos with staff experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child.

 

Required from November 2021 to join our successful and caring team, this post is to work across the school and involves covering teachers’ timetabled PPA each week and providing general support for the learning of the classes under the direction of the teacher. You will also be required to (as and when necessary), cover classes when teachers are absent due to training and occasionally staff illness.

 

We are looking for someone with a strong, sensitive and caring approach to children’s needs, who is able to be an effective communicator and think creatively. You will need to show a high degree of initiative and be solution focussed.

 

Ideally, you will:

 

- Have HLTA or equivalent qualifications

- Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills;

- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;

- Have high expectations of children’s behaviour and be able to maintain consistent boundaries;

- Be willing to work as part of a team;

- Be energetic, positive and enthusiastic;

- Be able to use your own initiative when required;

 

You should have a good knowledge of phonics plus literacy and numeracy to GCSE A-C or equivalent.  You would need to be flexible, as you will also be required to undertake the role of part time Meal Time Assistant and oversee Breakfast and After School Club on Tues,Wed and Thurs.

 

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 disclosure.

 

Please click on the link below to download an application form. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy

 

Visits to the school are encouraged and we would love to show you around. Please contact the school office on 01803 762656 to arrange a convenient time.

 

Closing date: Monday 11th October 2021 12noon

Interview date: tba

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We have vacancies at all our Trust academies, details and locations can be found on the 'Our Academies' page of this website. If you have any specific questions about an academy, please contact them directly. Completed application forms must be returned to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at hr@thelink.academy stating which school you wish to be considered for.
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