Learning Support Assistant
Closing date: 09:00 – 16 July 2019
Date posted: 5 July 2019 Salary: Scale 5 (£22,956-£24,999 pro rata)
Start date: 1 September 2019 Contract term: Permanent
Contract type: Term-time only. Full time, 40 weeks per annum (including INSET days)
“Staff are proud of the work they do. Building on the long-standing traditions of the school, staff support the development of ‘courteous, respectful and calm’ young men, reflecting the school’s well-established values.”
[Ofsted Report – February 2017]
We wish to appoint a colleague to contribute to the continuing success of the students and who has the desire to work with a team of highly skilled colleagues. Ideally, the appointed person will have experience working with students with special needs in an education setting and will have a specialism in mathematics.
Our SEND department in committed to providing the very best provision for our students and we endeavour to ensure that our team have expertise in particular areas of need (such as ASD, dyslexia, SEMH) and that these skills can be combined with a subject specialism. Our staff are deployed by the SENDCo and the team will be moving into a new suite of rooms, in the heart of the school, in September.
We have a history of excellence and are a high-performing school. Our Progress 8 measure is significantly above that for boys nationally, and science is, and has been, consistently in the top 10% of schools for many years. Across the school, students benefit from our insistence on: high standards and achievement, an exceptional range of extra-curricular activities and the focus on traditional values. The school is in a period of growth and this post arises due to this growth.
We are an over-subscribed and popular boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form. We are situated in a tree-lined neighbourhood of Isleworth, a vibrant area of West London. We are close to Osterley Park, a short hop from central London by tube or rail, and have easy access to the M3, M4 and Heathrow Airport.
Amongst other benefits, we offer:
• A full, bespoke induction programme
• On-going professional development with an individual CPD allowance
• State of the art touchscreen classroom technology and a laptop
• The opportunity to work with dynamic, innovative and supportive colleagues
• The opportunity to work with students that exhibit “outstanding” student behaviour
• The opportunity to work with a range of leading external partnerships
• A chef-led canteen service
• Access to schemes such as: childcare vouchers; cycle to work and free flu jabs.
Please click on ‘Quick Apply’ to submit your application. Further recruitment details are on our website www.isleworthsyon.org under ‘Staff Recruitment’.
Early application is encouraged, as we will undertake selection processes on receipt of completed forms.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other pre and post-employment checks.
More about Isleworth & Syon School
Type: Mainstream School
Address: Ridgeway Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5LJ
Phase: Secondary with Sixth Form Telephone: +44 20 8568 5791
Funding status: State – Academy http://www.isleworthsyon.org
Gender: Boys and mixed Sixth Form email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Age range: 11-18 years