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Learning Support Assistant – Maternity Cover

Reference: 20091_243934-4f769ef59e8c9cd1e2975b779ed28c21
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Heysham
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant – Maternity Cover

Location: Crookhey Hall School, Cockerham, Lancaster

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Salary: £19233.75 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term, Term Time only

UK Applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

About the role

We are recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant to join our wonderful team at Crookhey Hall School in Lancaster.

To work as a Learning Support Assistant, providing support to the teacher and the pupils within an assigned group. In addition to agreed responsibilities of Learning Support Assistants and any reasonable direction from the Headteacher or member of the Senior Leadership Team the Learning Support Worker will:

Main Tasks

  • To work with individual and small groups of pupils on educational activities.
  • To assist teachers in developing and implementing individual educational programmes.
  • To support individual and small groups of pupils across a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • To prepare materials and equipment.
  • To occasionally transport pupils home and on educational visits etc.

Qualification required

  • English & Maths GCSE

About us

Crookhey Hall School is a Social and Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) School which caters for boys and girls aged 10 – 17 years of age. We provide young people with an educational experience that will not only extend their academic and vocational social skills and abilities but will also promote personal growth and help to build self-esteem. In this way it is hoped that each individual will aspire to achieve their full potential, eventually leaving school with the determination to make a positive contribution to society in the years to come.

Crookhey Hall School has a 15-acre setting in countryside south of Cockerham, near Lancaster. Due to the location, it would be beneficial for candidates to have a driving licence.

The aim of the site is to provide enough support to unlock each pupil’s potential so they can live fulfilling and productive lives. We provide young people with as much freedom as possible in a safe and supervised environment. This is achievable due to the dedication and support from a range of employed professionals who are passionate, reliable, and understanding.

Why join Acorn Education?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

How to Apply

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