Learning Support Assistant, Croydon, London

Closing date:

Coloma Convent Girls' SchoolCroydon, London

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019 - or as soon as possible after that date
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,381 - £17,785 (pro rata) - dependent on experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent


Contract Type: Permanent / Term Time only (45.3 weeks per annum)   

Hours:             Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4.00pm  

Coloma Convent Girls’ School in Shirley is recognised as 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 Schools’ status (September 2017). 

The Headteacher and Governing Body are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to provide on-going support for pupils with specific access needs to learning. We invite you to become part of our vibrant and engaging learning community, which promotes the highest levels 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.    

We Offer: 

  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • A staff gym.
  • A school with a strong commitment to staff.
  • A working environment focused on raising standards for all.
  • The opportunity to work in a school 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.

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.


For more information about Coloma please visit our website www.coloma.croydon.sch.uk. Queries should be sent by email to strembath@coloma.croydon.sch.uk, or in person on 020 8654 6228 Ext. 222 

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Monday 5th August 2019  

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.   

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. 


More about Coloma Convent Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Upper Shirley Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 5AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86546228
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Coloma is highly successful and has been praised by many over its 142 years of history. The school has been granted national excellence awards for the last two years and was described by our latest Ofsted report as having an 'outstanding ethos'. This...