Learning Support Assistant, Kennington Oval

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Archbishop Tenison's SchoolKennington Oval
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Local Government Scale 4 Point 18 (£22,376 FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT REQUIRED FOR JANUARY 2019   Set in a superb location opposite the Oval Cricket Ground, this school is looking for an energetic, passionate and inspiring Learning Support Assistant. 

 Are you:  · Motivated by the challenge of transforming a school from Special Measures to Good?  · A huge team player?  · Excited to motivate and help manage a team?  · Committed to raising educational experiences? Are you: looking for a new challenge, working with students with a range of learning needs and disabilities? We are a successful and highly inclusive school with a dedicated, supportive and forward-thinking team of Learning Support Assistants. 

Our Vision: ATS is an academic, aspirational learning community, our values are CHART: Compassion, Hard work, Accountability, Respect and Trust. Our Ethos: As a Christian school we are inspired to strive for excellence by the verse Micah 6:8 "he has showed you what is good; what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."   

Staff benefits: We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to supporting staff development. Several non-teaching colleagues have trained with us as teachers on Schools Direct and other similar programs.

Our Location & Community: The school has a great history. We are located opposite the Oval cricket ground and close to central London.  Yours main duties will be to support students with their learning in lessons and to work with them individually and in small groups. We wish to appoint colleagues who: have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills . are able to work effectively as part of team . experience of, or interest in supporting students with a range of individual needs. The position would also suit those considering a teaching career, wishing to gain experience in a mainstream secondary school, or seeking a post working with teenagers in a supportive role in a stimulating environment.  Following our Ofsted inspection in October 2016, we now have a clear direction for the school. We have made many internal structure changes and the school has excellent capacity to improve and to sustain its improvement. The school recently had a Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools Report, which rated the school as Good and the inspector found that the Headteacher is working effectively "to bring about rapid improvement especially with regards to increasing students' attainment and progress".  For a breakdown of the role please make reference to the attached Job Description and Personal Specification.  A high level of professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm will be required.

 ATS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and & Barring Service (DBS) clearance.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email from Mrs Sally Skelly on skelly.s@ats.lambeth.sch.uk and only shortlisted candidates may receive feedback.

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More about Archbishop Tenison's School
Address: 55 Kennington Oval, Oval, London, SE11 5SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7735 3771