Learning Support Assistant: Heartlands Community Trust
Salary: Scale 4 £19,917 to £21,984 (Pro- rata) Actual £17,380 - £19184
Contract Term: 36 hours x 40 weeks
Start Date: September 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday 10 a.m. 17th April
Interview date: 23rd & 24th April
Vacancies: 5 posts
The Grove school is a brand new special school for young people with autism which we are planning to open in September 2018 in Haringey. This is part of the Heartlands Community Trust.
We wish to appoint for September 2018, five Learning Support Assistants who will join our expanding team. This team will develop over four years, opening with 42 students on roll until we capacity at 104 students by 2021.
We are looking for people who have an outstanding track record and ready for an exciting new challenge.
This is a rare opportunity to be involved in the founding of this new school; as a member of our team, you will be part of the development and planning process and work alongside class teachers to deliver a personalised curriculum to our students.
The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the school ethos. Their role will include supporting students on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of students on the autistic spectrum.
The successful candidate will have:
● Some experience of working with students with additional needs including autism
● A flexible and proactive approach to supporting students
● Ability to communicate well with students, teachers and adults
● Completion, or the readiness to complete, the LSA induction programme
● Some understanding of the issues relating to child development and inclusion
● A commitment to safeguarding children.
For further information please contact HR 020 8826 1230 or via email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Application packs can be downloaded from the school website: www.heartlands.haringey.sch.uk
Completed application forms with a covering letter, addressed to The Headteacher, Lucia Santi, should be returned to the email address above. Closing date for applications is
Closing date by 10 a.m. Tuesday 17th April 2018.
Interviews will take place on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April 2018.
Please note if you do not hear from us by a week after the closing date it is likely your application has not been successful. Kindly note due to the large volume of applications we are unable to provide feedback.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.
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