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Job title: LSO required for Nursery

Start date: September 2018

Contract: Permanent, full-time Salary: Competitive.  

Location: Kensington, London 

Kensington Primary Academy require an excellent Early Years Practitioner. Kensington Primary Academy are part of the Knowledge Schools Trust and our staff work closely together, utilising their skills and experience across all three schools. Our schools are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we take children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish. Our core belief is that every child is entitled to a classical liberal education, which we deliver by implementing the cutting-edge Core Knowledge Curriculum. The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do.

You will:

* Believe that every child can, and will, succeed
* Be organised, flexible, collaborative and resilient, and prepared to tackle all challenges that arise as we establish our schools
* Have the highest ambitions for our pupils, the school and yourself
* Have a calm and professional manner with our pupils
* Be prepared to lead and support small groups of pupils independently
* Organise and deliver extra-curricular activities after school
* Have excellent numeracy and ICT skills and demonstrate an exemplary standard of written and spoken English

We will offer you:

* A unique opportunity to be a founding member of staff and help build our schools
* A happy and highly professional working environment, with high expectations and standards
* A network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from, and a supportive headteacher and governing body
* Continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities. Our LSOs will be expected to attend and actively participate in staff training each week and on INSET days.
* Competitive salaries and, unlike most school support staff roles, this role is not pro-rata as the salary reflects our high expectations of our staff and our working hours (8am-5pm during term-time and some staff training before and after term-time)

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the Kensington Primary Academy and can arrange a visit through Ms Angela Evangelos, the Office Manager of the Primaries, at a.evangelos@wlfs-primary.org.

Application forms should be addressed to Mrs Laura Lund and sent to careers@wlfs-primary.org.

CVs alone will not be considered.

The Knowledge Schools Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and other employment checks

Closing Date: Friday 29th June 2018 at 12pm

Interviews:  Will take place as and when we receive the completed application forms. 

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Job title:  Learning Support Officer for After School Care

Start date:  September 2018

Contract:  Part time, Fixed Term Contract for 1 year (hours 2.30pm-6pm)

Salary: Competitive (pro rata)

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, W14

Kensington Primary Academy, which opened in September 2016, require an excellent Learning Support Officer for managing our in-house After School Care and clubs.

The school is on a brand new site located on Warwick Road, just off of High Street Kensington.  Kensington Primary Academy, West London Free School Primary and Earls Court Free School Primary are part of the Knowledge Schools Trust and our staff work closely together, utilising their skills and experience across all three schools.  Our schools are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we take children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish.  The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do.

This could be the ideal role for a sports coach looking to extend their skills, a graduate seeking teaching experience prior to teacher training or an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for future career development in a growing organisation.

You will:

•    Organise and deliver extra-curricular activities after school

•    Be organised, flexible, collaborative and resilient, and prepared to tackle all challenges that arise

•    Have a clam and professional manner with our pupils and parents

•    Liaise with parents, external providers and the Head of School

•    Be prepared to lead and support small groups of pupils independently

•    Be rigorous in your understanding of safeguarding and health and safety

We will offer you:

•    A happy and highly professional working environment, with high expectations and standards

•    A network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from, and a supportive executive

     head teacher, head of school and governing body.

•    Continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities

•    A competitive salary

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification.

Application forms should be addressed to Helen Barnes and sent to KPA@wlfs-primary.org or sent in hard copy to Kensington Primary Academy.  Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted. 

Knowledge Schools Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date:  Monday 2nd July at 12pm

Interviews Will take place as and when we receive the application forms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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