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HLTA (SALSA) Speech and Language Support Assistant

Endeavour Academy BexleyBexley

Post Title HLTA - Speech and Language Support Assistant (SALSA)

Post Location            Endeavour Academy Bexley (SEMH School)

Position Status Permanent 

Contractual Hours:            36

Contractual Weeks:            39

Salary: Bexley 8

Post Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date:            16th September 2021

Interview Date:                                  Week commencing 20th September 2021

Endeavour Academy Bexley 

Endeavour Academy Bexley, a secondary school. Our students enjoy a full curriculum of GCSE and BTEC qualifications, which mirrors mainstream schools. We want our students to have the same opportunities as a mainstream school and we pride ourselves on our curriculum offer.

Our students have a range of learning needs but we aim to instil the desire to learn and make progress and the belief that they can aim high and are able to achieve their goals.

We provide strong pastoral care and have excellent links with a wide range of external agencies. Our students and their families are encouraged to talk to us and we try to provide a warm friendly supportive environment in which they can confidently engage.

We set high expectations for our students and ask our families to support in helping them achieve and maintain these. We value and genuinely care for all of our students and take great pleasure in all of their successes and achievements.

This has been a difficult year for students, their families and staff but we are immensely proud of the resilience and positive attitude that has been shown. We especially congratulate our Year 11 students who have worked hard to achieve the GCSE outcomes.

For further information about the school please visit the school website:  

London South East Academies Trust

London South East Academies Trust currently comprises eight schools, providing high quality education for 5-19-year olds across the boroughs of Bromley and Bexley. Our schools, all rated Good by Ofsted, include a mainstream primary alongside special and alternative provision.

Formerly known as Bromley Educational Trust, our expanding multi academy trust was renamed in 2016, reflecting our aim to develop excellent education across the wider region.

Your Opportunity

Further details about this vacancy are available to download from the downloads section below. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the post further please contact Margaret Rozario on 01322 553787 or

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Once you have completed this, the form should be submitted via email to . Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to Hayley Jobson, c/o Horizons Academy Bexley, Lensbury Way, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 9TA.

The closing date for your application is as stated above.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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