Inclusion Support Assistant, Lewisham, London

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Forest Hill SchoolLewisham, London

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4 (pro rata) spine point range 19-21 - actual salary approx £15,846 - £16,839
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an Inclusion Support Assistant to work together with the Learning Support team and classroom teachers in meeting the needs of our students enabling them to access our curriculum.  The role is term-time only and mainly involves working in classrooms under the direction of the class teacher providing support for individuals or small groups of students.  

We are looking for applicants who are hard-working, with excellent communication skills and have a flexible approach.   You must be able to keep calm when coping with pressure and also have knowledge of the workings of a busy secondary school.  The post is ideal for applicants who wish to undertake a career in teaching who may benefit from gaining experience in a classroom setting before they enter onto their PGCE course.  

Please visit our website at to make direct e-applications, which must be returned to      Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th June with interviews scheduled for Tuesday 26th June 2018.    

Forest Hill School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks.  Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain.

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More about Forest Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2XN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 9343
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