Inclusion Support Assistant, Lewisham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Forest Hill SchoolLewisham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3, point 15-17 (£21,858 - £22,524) pro rata actual salary approximately £15,589 - £16,064
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint with two Inclusion Support Assistants to work with the Learning

   Support team and classroom teachers in meeting the needs of our special educational needs students enabling them to access our curriculum.  The role involves working in classrooms under the direction of the class teacher providing support for individuals or small groups of students, and supervision at lunchtimes.

We are looking for applicants who are hardworking, with excellent communication skills and have a flexible approach. You must be able to keep calm when coping with pressure and also have knowledge of the workings of a busy secondary school.  The post is ideal for applicants who wish to undertake a career in teaching who may benefit from gaining experience in a classroom setting before they enter onto their PGCE course.

Please visit our website at, to make direct on-line applications, which must be returned to,

Please note - we do not accept CVs, (no agencies) and applications must be submitted on the Lewisham Support Staff Application Form, available from our School Website.

Informal visits are welcome and should be arranged with the acting SENCO, Tara Taylor – please contact the school on 020 8699 9343.  Pleas note the school will be closing for the summer break on Friday 19th July, and re-open on Monday 2nd September.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 28th August 2019, with interviews scheduled for week commencing 2nd September 2019.   Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Safeguarding Statement 

Forest Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an Enhanced CRB Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Forest Hill School is an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

More about Forest Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2XN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8699 9343
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