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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

Hillcross Primary School

Morden, Surrey

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ME4 to ME5 Depending on experience and qualifications
Job type:
Part Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
Apply by:
10 December 2017

Job overview


Learning Support Assistants

Fixed Term Contract – Subject to Funding

Salary: Scale ME4 (Points 11-13) or ME5 (Points 14-17)

(Depending upon experience and qualifications)

30 hours and 16 hours per week, Mon-Fri (term time only including INSET days)

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated people to work with children with Educational Healthcare Plans. The successful candidates will work alongside the teaching staff team and SENCo to support the child in the mainstream classroom. 

The post will involve: 

· Adapting lesson plans and relevant resources to take account of the child’s individual needs.

· Monitor the child’s responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed

· Liaising with and feeding back to the class teacher, SENCo, parents and all other agencies working with the child.

· Ensuring that the child is included in all aspects of the school day including social contexts.

· Attending and participating in relevant meetings as required 

· Participating in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

· Assisting with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime

· Accompanying teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

Hillcross Primary school is an exciting, stimulating learning community with a passion for learning and a desire for all children to achieve their full potential. Our collaborative learning ethos ensures all members of our school community have a love of learning based on a common thinking language.

If you believe that you are:

  • An excellent team member
  • Experienced and successful      in supporting children’s learning
  • Have good literacy and      numeracy skills
  • You are ICT literate 
  • An excellent communicator      both orally and in writing
  • Excited about working in a      school environment
  • Creative and forward      thinking
  • Have high expectations of      yourself and the children you work with

………………then we would like to hear from you.

We can offer you:

· An open, caring ethos. 

· Pupils who are curious, keen and enthusiastic to learn.

· Committed, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues.

· A wide ranging and exciting programme of CPD and a culture of teacher enquiry. 

· A warm welcome to a team that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations of all children.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 02085426936 or email for an appointment.

Closing Date for Applications:  Monday 11th December  at 9am 

(Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found)

Interviews:  Thursday 14th December


Attached documents

About Hillcross Primary School

Dear Applicant

I am delighted that you are interested in applying for a role at our school. I hope you will find all the information you need, either on our school website or when you come and visit us, to make an informed decision about making an application. Whilst seeking a new role can be daunting in some respects, the process can also be a stimulating and enjoyable one. I hope that through your interactions with our school you will have the opportunity to see new approaches in practice and to continue to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding about high quality teaching and learning.

Hillcross has a long-standing reputation for excellence; we are a recognised ‘Thinking School’ and we are very proud of the school’s success in enabling children to become confident, independent learners. It is our commitment to ensuring that children are at the heart of all we do and our strong relationships across the school community that make our school an exciting and enjoyable place to work. Happiness in school and as little stress as possible will automatically lead to better outcomes for everyone.

We are unapologetically ambitious for all our children. You will see from our website that we have excellent facilities, a strong and supportive staff team, incredible children who are curious, keen and enthusiastic about learning, positive and constructive partnerships with parents and highly effective collaborations with a range of external agencies. As a result our children make strong progress in a range of ways, and the academic progress and achievement of our children is improving consistently. 

If you would like to apply for any of our vacancies please contact the school office and I look forward to being able to show you around our wonderful school. 

Mrs Lisa Francis


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