Part-time Learning Support Assistant Year 5 (am), London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Chepstow House School and Little Chepstow NurseryLondon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Contract term: Fixed Term

Learning Support Assistant

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Learning Support Assistant to start in September 2019. This role would suit a recent graduate looking to do a PGCE course in the future or a candidate with special educational needs or dyslexia experience. The position is part-time (4 hours with a half hour break): 8:00am-12:30pm.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will work within a class to support a Year 5 child to learn both individually and in small groups. They will need to:

  • Following the guide of the class teacher to provide a safe and supportive environment for the supported child to learn both individually and in small groups.
  • Writing, alongside of the teacher, an Individual Learning Plan that provides specific, short term achievable targets for priority areas of learning.
  • Monitor progress in assimilating new information. Liaise with the teacher if opportunities are required for the child to revisit and practise areas of learning, or if they need to be introduced to new learning experiences individually in advance of the class/group.
  • Differentiate the lesson plans, with teacher guidance, and provide enriching learning experiences with a kinaesthetic base, where needed.
  • Facilitate between parents, school and outside agencies working with the child, ensuring there is effective communication and continuity in approach.
  • Implement programmes provided by external therapists.
  • Facilitate communication and shared play but with awareness of the other children in the group.
  • Ensure that the child has opportunities to develop their skills as an independent learner.
  • Supervise at breaks, specifically at bathroom time, and be available to help if assistance is needed with any of the equipment.
  • Supervise the child when on the street, trips out or in an unfamiliar environment but with awareness of the other children in the group.
  • Form good relationships with not only the class teacher but all members of staff.


Employer information

Chepstow House School is an established 3 form entry, Coed Prep with a nursery attached and outstanding facilities within the Notting Hill Gate area. It is a growing school offering opportunities for staff development and career progression. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

The aim of the school is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables each child to achieve their full potential in a happy and caring environment. Chepstow House aims to discover the best in every child and challenge them to go beyond their expectations.

Chepstow House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance.

References will be taken up and will be carefully checked.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for applications - 16th June 2019



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More about Chepstow House School and Little Chepstow Nursery
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 108a Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 1QS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 243 0243
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Chepstow House School is an established 3 form entry, Coed Prep with a nursery attached and outstanding facilities within the Notting Hill Gate area. It is a growing school offering opportunities for staff development and career progression. It is pa...