Learning Mentor / Learning Support Assistant, Haringey

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The GroveHaringey

Date posted:
Start date: 20th April 2020 or soon after
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,664 - £20,745(Scale 4 £22,377 to £23,607 (Pro- rata) Actual £19664 to £20745)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Grove, part of the Heartlands community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete checks in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education with regard to DBS and other pre-employment checks.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

Learning Mentor / Learning Support Assistant 

Salary: Scale 4 £22,377 to £23,607 (Pro- rata) Actual £19664 to £20745

Employer: The Grove

Location: Haringey, N17

Contract Term: 36 hours x 40 weeks

Start Date: 20th April 2020 or soon after 

Closing Date: 10 a.m. on Friday 6th March

Interviews: Monday 16th March and Wednesday 17th March 2020

The Grove School is a brand new special school for young people with autism opened in September 2018 in Haringey as part of the Heartlands Community Trust.

We wish to appoint for April 2020, a Learning Support Assistant who will join our expanding team. Additional posts will be available for September 2020 (this can be discussed at interview).

We are looking for someone who has an outstanding track record and ready for an exciting new challenge. 

This is a rare opportunity to be involved in the founding of our new school; as a member of our team, you will be part of the development and planning process and work alongside class teachers to deliver a personalised curriculum to our students. 

The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the school ethos. Their role will include supporting students on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of students on the autistic spectrum.

The successful candidate will have:

● Some experience of working with students with additional needs including autism

● A flexible and proactive approach to supporting students

● Ability to communicate well with students, teachers and adults

● Completion, or the readiness to complete, the LSA induction programme

● Some understanding of the issues relating to child development and inclusion

● A commitment to safeguarding children.

For further information please contact our office manager, Lorraine Bellot on 020 3876 6555 or via our email at office@thegroveschool.co.uk

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website: www.thegroveschool.co.uk

Completed application forms with a covering letter, addressed to The Headteacher, Lucia Santi, should be returned to the email address above by 10 a.m. on Friday 6th March 2020. Interviews will take place on Monday 16th March and Wednesday 17th March 2020.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the School.

More about The Grove
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Downhills Park Road, Tottenham, London, N17 6AR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3876 6555
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