Learning Support Assistant
Coloma Convent Girls' School in Shirley, London, is recognised as being one of the top non-selective secondary schools in the country. We are consistently oversubscribed and have received four ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted and four ‘Outstanding’ Diocesan reports and ‘World Class School’ status (one of only 34 schools in the country).
We seek to appoint a teaching assistant to provide support for pupils with special educational needs. We invite you to become part of our vibrant and engaging learning community, which promotes the highest of achievement and endeavours to enable all pupils to become full members of the wider society. We will expect you to engage in the whole life of the school and be able to work flexibly alongside staff and to have excellent, oral and written report skills.
Coloma is very proud of its history of academic achievement; this is due to hard work, focus and dedication to Coloma’s ethos shown by pupils and staff alike. In 2016 we achieved remarkable exam results with a 93% 5 A*- C Pass Rate at GCSE and 100% at A-Level.
We are an Associate School of the Royal Society and a Specialist Science College; we value excellent relationships within a caring community. Extra-curricular activities play a huge part in the life and success of the school and pastoral systems are strong.
· A school with a strong commitment to your professional development
· A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
· The opportunity to work in a team where your skills, enthusiasm and hard work will be appreciated
· The opportunity to work within the largest cosmopolitan centre outside of Central London, undergoing substantial redevelopment, growth and change
· A school that invests in enrichment and extra-curricular activities
Do not be put off applying for a post if you are not a practising Catholic. We welcome applications from colleagues who are supportive of the values of a Catholic School. Many of our staff are members of religious faiths other than Catholic and make an enormous contribution to the well-being of our students.
How to Apply
For more information about Coloma, and to download an application form and job description etc. please visit our website www.coloma.croydon.sch.uk. Completed application forms, and queries should be sent to Joy Mitha by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person on 020 8654 6228. Your application is a direct permanent application to our school.
Applications via Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 7th July 2017
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.
Coloma Convent Girls’ School
Upper Shirley Road, Croydon CR9 5AS
Telephone: 020 8654 6228