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Solent Academies Trust

Personalised Learning Assistant

Overview

As the founding school of Solent Academies Trust, Mary Rose is a consistently 'Outstanding' Specialist Sports College which caters for pupils aged 3-19. All pupils attending Mary Rose have profound or severe learning difficulties alongside a diverse range of diagnoses and needs, including Autism and highly complex medical conditions.

Personal attributes

We wish to recruit Personalised Learning Assistants to work collaboratively with our growing team of teachers to support our pupils in their learning and development in all aspects of life, as well as supporting their medical needs.

As an individual you will need to be flexible, energetic, resilient and committed to working with children, who need high levels of support in order to learn.

Salary & Benefits

Salary from £23,411 to £24,643 per year

Actual salary from £17,835 - £18,773

By joining the Mary Rose Academy team, we offer you:

  • SEN Allowance with an increase after 3 and 5 years of service
  • Excellent staff induction with a commitment to high quality professional development
  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative and forward thinking school
  • A happy, committed and supportive community
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with the option of a 50/50 contribution to build over time
  • 17.9% employer pension contribution
  • Confidential Counselling & Wellbeing Support Service
  • Life Insurance - 3 times annual salary (for members of the pension scheme)
  • Wellbeing Inset Day to support the wellbeing of our staff
  • Free onsite parking
  • Increase of paid weeks after 5 years of service from 45.1 weeks to 45.9 weeks
  • CPD opportunities to support Career development
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Platform

The hours for these roles are Monday 8.30am – 3.30pm and fortnightly until 4.30pm, Tuesday – Thursday 8.30am – 3.45pm and Friday 8.15am – 2.30pm. You will work for 39 weeks of the year; however, you will be paid for 45.1 weeks.  Your salary will be paid over 12 months of the year.

If you want to make a positive difference and enrich the lives of our pupils, then this could be the school for you!

For more details please visit our website http://solent-trust.net

Location

Mary Rose Academy
Gisors Road
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4 8GT

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form accompanied by a letter of application

If you have any questions at all or you wish to submit an application please email recruitment@solentacademiestrust.info

Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust form.

Closing date: Ongoing

Interviews: Ongoing

Equal opportunities

Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Job reference: MRA_PLA_MAR_24