Are you committed to the development and achievement of pupils?
Do you take a creative approach when interacting with children?
We are looking for someone who:
- Is patient, calm and relaxed with an enthusiastic approach to learning
- Is confident in running stimulating, fun and educational activities with children
- Can build and encourage confidence in children, allowing them to lead their own learning when appropriate
As an employee of University of Brighton Academies Trust, we can offer you:
- The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Trust thorough our commitment to your continued professional development.
- A strong and supportive leadership team, dedicated to the development of staff and students
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, covering a range of health and welfare benefits
- Access to our employee discount programme, My Academy Rewards
The St Leonards Academy are looking to recruit a Lesson Leader to join our friendly and enthusiastic team, contributing to raising standards in the classroom. In the absence of the class teacher, the Lesson Leader will provide lesson cover under the supervisory arrangements established by the Academy.When these cover arrangements are not required, to work as a Teaching Assistant according to the requirements of the Academy. This role is term time only and as such, the salary is calculated on a pro rata basis.
About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.
Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us. We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values
The University of Brighton is our sponsor. We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.
Benefits we offer
We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.
We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton. And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools
The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.
Take a closer look
Find out more
Download the job description and person specification at the bottom of this page for more information about the role. With regards to salary, please note that there is a pay award pending.
To arrange an informal discussion or if you would like to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Gail Ferguson, Academy Administration Manager on 01424 448740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.