Learning Support Assistant

The Charter School East DulwichSouthwark

The Charter School East Dulwich serves a diverse community in South East London.  Our students are from a truly comprehensive range of socio-economic, racial, religious and gender backgrounds.  We strive to be a community where difference is respected, valued and demonstrated in daily life through our core values of Curiosity, Creativity, Care and Courage. As an inclusive and diverse community, we value and actively encourage applications from staff from sectors of society that are currently under-represented in the education sector.

From September 2021 we are looking to appoint an inspirational Learning Support Assistant who shares our commitment to educational excellence and social inclusion.

Hours: 36 hours a week 39 weeks a year

Hay 5 (Points 6-13)

As part of The Charter Schools Educational Trust, we are founded on the conviction that all children deserve the opportunity to succeed, whatever their start in life or personal circumstances. We are a school at the heart of our community: a place where children walk to school together and where friendships, between students and between parents, grow stronger as a result of daily contact in and outside of the classroom. We teach our students to be curious, creative, confident, courageous and caring. They will leave us fully able to participate in our democratic society and prepared to meet the challenges and to harvest the opportunities of life in the 21st century.

The Charter School East Dulwich is a special place to work. We are committed to finding staff with the energy, enthusiasm and expertise to inspire our students and enliven our community. We offer a dynamic professional learning environment, where teachers are given ongoing opportunities to develop their practice. We have a clear commitment to our colleagues’ wellbeing as the only sustainable foundation for success. As a new and growing school, we also offer excellent prospects for career growth.

The successful candidate will:

Supporting individual pupils in their emotional, social, physical and intellectual development, keeping records of the work with and the progress of individual pupils

Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the Head Teacher, SENCo and class teachers 

Escort pupils on educational visits/trips in a group with a teacher during employed hours

uphold the school's policy in respect of child protection matters

To be proactive about issues of health and safety in relation to individual pupils

Escort and ensure the safety of pupils on the school site

provide feedback to teachers and other professionals on pupils’ progress in the evaluation of the support programme and noting pupils' achievements or problems. 

Enable pupils to become independent learners within their own ability, and provide positive support under the direction of the teacher, motivating and encouraging pupils while establishing a supportive relationship.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st September 2021 

Please note CVs are not accepted.

No agencies please.

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The Charter School East Dulwich


The Charter School East Dulwich
Jarvis RoadLondonSE22 8RBUnited Kingdom
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http://www.chartereastdulwich.org.uk/+44 20 3873 2290
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