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Job details
Employer Ark Elvin Academy
Location Brent
Salary Ark band 5 (£20,379 - £24,135) 40 weeks, pro rata
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Graduate Learning Support Assistant

At Ark Elvin Academy we are working hard to give all our pupils an excellent education and are looking for committed teachers and support staff to join us at this exciting stage in our school improvement journey. We are a large, non-selective secondary school in the London Borough of Brent, with excellent transport links to central London. We are committed to ensuring teachers can focus on teaching and have the opportunity to refine and develop their practice in the classroom and develop their leadership skills. Our new building works are underway and will be ready in December 2017, to find out more about our new building.

We are seeking to recruit committed Graduate Learning Support Assistants who will work with the SENCO to provide tailored support to pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Learning Support Assistants play a vital role in supporting pupils, both in a one to one setting and in larger and whole class groups. We need exceptional graduates who will be inspirational role models to our pupils and work with both teachers and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which pupils make rapid academic progress.

In recruiting for the Graduate Learning Support Assistant role we are seeking the following from applicants, you will need to: 

  • have experience of establishing successful learning relationships with a variety of children at the relevant age
  • understand the difference that a great education can make to pupils - especially to those from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • have experience and/or understanding of the role of a learning support assistant

We encourage and welcome you to visit our school; to arrange a visit, please contact Anita Amaning or 020 8902 6362. 

For any technical queries about submitting your application, please contact Anita Amaning on the details above.

To apply for the role, go to

Closing Date: 30th June 2017 

Location: Brent, London 

Start date:  September 2017

Salary: Ark band 5 (£20,379 - £24,135) 40 weeks, pro rata

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS

About the employer

Ark Elvin is an eight-form secondary school and sixth form in Wembley, north-west London. The school joined the Ark network in September 2014 having been placed in special measures in 2013.

Ark Elvin's school motto is Magne aude – dare for greatness....

Information about Ark Elvin Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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