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Job details
Employer Preston Manor School
Location Brent
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017

Preston Manor is a successful, oversubscribed, all-through Co-operative School in the highly diverse London borough of Brent. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages.  We achieve very strong academic results and are ready to move the whole school to outstanding.  

The school is situated close to the exciting new London Designer Outlet and is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station.  It can be easily reached using the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines as well as the Bakerloo line and London Overground. Central London locations can be reached within 20 minutes from the School.  

Learning Support Assistants

Required for January 2017 

Fixed term contract until 22 December 2017

32.5 hours per week – term time plus INSET days

The salary range is scale 3, spinal point scale 14 – 17 (£16,481 - £17,547 pro rata) plus London Weighting £1,830 pro rata – 

circa £14,520 - £15,365 (inclusive of London Weighting)

We are looking for well-qualified graduates to support students with SEND up to GCSE level in the following subjects: 

Graphics & Art 


Working with students in the Additionally Resourced Provisions for Communication & Interaction Needs (ASD &SLCN) 

 As a Learning Support/Teaching Assistant you will be committed to inclusive education by helping students with a range of SEND access the curriculum, participate in the wider life of the school and reach their potential.

We are looking to appoint people with good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to young people with a variety of needs. We are particularly keen to hear from graduates who are looking to go into the teaching profession. Experience of working with young people of secondary age would be an advantage.

We offer:

• Experience mentoring and supporting students individually, in small-group interventions and as part of in-class support. 

• A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, Line Management and Appraisal.

• A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, learning support assistants and other pastoral staff.

• A well-resourced department committed to developing the use of IT

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement.

The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers and technicians.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

Closing Date: noon Monday 12 December 2016 

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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