Learning Support Assistant, London

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International School of London (ISL)London

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term


We wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant who is passionate about supporting student learning. We are looking for a reliable, committed, enthusiastic individual, preferably with some experience of working as part of a school/educational environment. 

The role requires providing support for individual students in both academic and social aspects of learning. The role will also include responsibility for individual children’s learning and promoting a purposeful and inclusive learning environment. You will work closely with the classroom teachers, SENCo and specialist staff to implement specific interventions and strategies to best support the learner. Additionally, providing general assistance to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the students and classroom, preparation of resources as well as break time duties.

The International School of London, London is a culturally diverse community which fosters a passion and enthusiasm for learning. Our core values are: Diversity, Understanding, Identity and Passion. Students' cultural and linguistic identities are valued and nurtured through our international curriculum. We are committed to the growth and development of every child and respect and support their individual needs. We aim to help students develop the attitudes, skills and understanding needed for active and responsible contributions to both local and global communities.

We are looking for:

· Approachable and caring nature.

· High expectations for students and learning.

· High level of motivation with strong team work and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to communicate effectively with all students and staff.

· Commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

· An enthusiastic, flexible and friendly approach.

· Experience working with children with additional needs, highly desirable.

· Experience implementing interventions and monitoring progress 

· GCSEs, or equivalent, in English and Maths are essential. 

We offer you:

· Enthusiastic and engaged students who love to learn

· An exciting, vibrant and welcoming atmosphere.

· A happy, caring school community and a staff team who are committed, compassionate and hardworking.

· A commitment to professional development for all staff.

For further information about the school, and to make an application please visit our website:


Submit a completed application form, a one page covering letter and up-to-date CV including contact details of two professional referees who have supervised your work.

For any further information about the post, please contact Julia Bradbury at: jbardbury@isllondon.org 

The International School of London, London is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer to successful candidates will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Start date:  As soon as possible 

Contract type: Full-time position

Closing date for application: 26th November 2018 (ISL reserves the right to make an early appointment should an outstanding candidate be found)

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More about International School of London (ISL)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Main Campus, 139 Gunnersbury Avenue, Hounslow, London, W3 8LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8992 5823
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