Job Title: Learning Support Assistant
Responsible to: SENCo
Salary Scale: NJC Outer London Scale 3/4 (£18,657-£21,984) Actual Salary (£14,401 - £16,969)
Hours: 32.5 hours per week: 8:30 a.m. to 16:00 p.m. Term Time + 1 week
Type of Contract: Permanent
We are a highly successful comprehensive school in the South West London/North Surrey area looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant as part of our student support services.
The role will involve working with students to support their learning in class and through withdrawal from class, but also support our specialist behaviour staff within our internal exclusion unit, supervising and working with students whose behaviour may be a barrier to learning.
The aim of the role is to support students so that they achieve their potential. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate personalised strategies and interventions for each student, which will enable them to successfully manage their social and emotional development.
An understanding of Safeguarding is essential as well as a willingness to undertake training.
The successful candidate will have:
- Experience of working with or caring for children aged between 11 to 18
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good numeracy/literacy skills
- Ability to relate well to children and adults
- Ability to work constructively as part of a team
- An understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities
- A highly professional manner
In line with our recruitment policy and for the protection of our students, the successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
Closing date: Tuesday 12th December 2017
Interview date: Thursday 14th December 2017