Learning Support Assistant, Carshalton

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St Philomena's Catholic High School for GirlsCarshalton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Point: 13 - 17 - £18,396 - £19,372 pro rata depending on experience.
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant 

Immediate Start  

36 hours per week  Monday – Friday 

Term Time plus 2 weeks 

Salary Point: 13 - 17 - £18,396 - £19,372 pro rata depending on experience.

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work with some of our students who have learning needs.  The students concerned may have learning difficulties due to medical needs or global learning difficulties and need support in class and with activities to help them meet their full potential.  They will need someone who can help to build their self-esteem and confidence as well as helping them to progress.

You should be:

  • Enthusiastic, resourceful and understanding, with a positive outlook.  The ability to relate to young people is essential.
  • Able to deliver support programmes in 1:1 or small group situations.
  • Able to deliver and develop support strategies for students with specific needs.
  • Able to work in a team sharing good practices and developing resources and materials.

If shortlisted, candidates will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy test.  Candidates successful in this will be brought forward to interview.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a thriving school and make a major contribution to the schools continued success.  Working as a Learning Support Assistant can amass a wealth of knowledge and experience that is beneficial to those wishing to pursue a career in teaching.

Further details and an application form are available by contacting the school, or can be downloaded from our school website.

Visits are warmly welcomed - please contact Ms Adams, Personnel Officer on recruitment@stphils.org.uk.

Address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3PS 

Tel: 020 8642 2025 ext 202 

Fax: 020 8643 7925 

Email: recruitment@stphils.org.uk 

Website: www.stphils.org.uk

Applications to be received as soon as possible 

Individual contact will be made with potential candidates confirming date of interview 

Reference No:  AHR 17-485

“St Philomena’s is an exceptional school.”  OFSTED March 2008

“St Philomena’s High School for Girls is an outstanding Catholic school.  It achieves both academic excellence and outstanding personal and spiritual development for all pupils.   

Pupil’s take full advantage of the opportunities offered to them at St Philomena’s and are happy to contribute to all aspects of school life.” Section 48 Inspection

The school has 1,385 students with 320  in the Sixth Form.

Headteacher Ms M Noone

St Philomena’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3PS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86422025
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