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Learning Support Assistant

Lister Community SchoolNewham

Post: Learning Support Assistant

Salary: Scale 3 - £21,101 (actual pro rata salary per annum)

Start date: As soon as possible

Weeks worked per year: Term Time plus 4 weeks

Hours per week: 36 hours per week 

Hours of work: 8.00am – 4:30pm (Monday) 8:00am – 3:30pm (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work with students and staff to maximise the learning opportunities for all students, especially those with special educational needs and complex needs. The successful applicant will have experience or interest in working with students with a range of abilities.  

You will also have good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work flexibly and co-operatively in a team context.  Appropriate and accurate use of English in written and oral communications and good organisational skills are also required.  A commitment to working in a multi-cultural setting and with students from diverse backgrounds.

If you think you have the potential to work as an outstanding Learning Support Assistant  then an application form can be downloaded directly from the TES website or Lister Community School website.

Completed applications must be returned by email to:

Completed application forms are required by: 9:00am on Thursday 23rd August 2021

Please note only the school's standard completed application will be accepted

Interviews: Week beginning 27th September 2021

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above.  We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.   Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

Please note, we have no parking onsite.

+An exceptional school: Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham. Lister Community School  is an 11-16 comprehensive school at the heart of its community.  In our December 2018 Ofsted the inspectors found that the school has maintained the good quality of education and ‘made strong progress in many aspects of the school’s provision‘ since our last inspection in September 2013. Our many strengths are highlighted, including how students are ‘courteous and articulate’ and ‘say they enjoy school and value the wide range of opportunities they are given’. We are very proud that the report recognises our high aspirations, the hard work and good behaviour of our students, and the dedication and commitment of our staff.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks.  

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