Learning Support Assistant, London Borough of Camden

Closing date:

The UCL Academy, CamdenLondon Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UCL Academy Scale 4, Spine Point 18 £21,546 pro rata to term time only
Contract term: Permanent

Role: Learning Support Assistant 

Salary: UCL Academy Scale 4, Spine Point 18 £21,546 pro rata to term time only Start date: As soon as possible 

Contract:        One year fixed-term contract until end of academic year (31 August 2018), term time only following successful probationary period 

Closing Date: Friday 8th December at 12pm 

Interviews: In the week beginning 11th December    

We are seeking to appoint a motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy.  Applications are welcomed from both experienced and aspiring practitioners.  

This role will be to give general practical support in the classroom, or through withdrawal, to individual or groups of students. You will be expected to help identified children achieve their potential by overcoming barriers to learning, both inside and outside the academy.  

The SEND department is committed to recruiting talented, highly skilled individuals to support the provision for students in need of learning support. Combining subject knowledge with an expertise in particular areas of need (such as MLD, ASD, SEMH and SLCN), the LSA team is deployed by the SENDCo to support pupils in accessing the broad and balanced curriculum offered to all learners at the Academy. The SEN team also benefits from the in-house expertise of a Speech and Language Therapist and Educational Psychologist, enabling a flexible approach to specialist intervention.    

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden.  Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, A-Level students in 2017 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and our GCSE outcomes were well above the national average when the first cohort of pupils took their examinations in 2017.  

Our sponsor, UCL, is among the top universities in the world. Staff and students alike will work with the university to develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research.  

We Offer:  

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching  talks by visiting academics from UCL 
  • On-going CPD including a compulsory 2 hour session every week 
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff are Associate Lecturers and have full access to University libraries and resources

How to Apply:  

To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com or you can contact Faye on 020 7259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct permanent application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.   

Closing Date: Friday 8th December at 12pm (noon)  

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information.  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period. 

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.


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More about The UCL Academy, Camden
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...