Learning Support Assistant (Lower School), London

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Preston Manor SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary - Scale 2, spinal point 3 - 4 (£18,065 pro rata plus London Weighting £1,925 pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Preston Manor is a successful, oversubscribed, all-through Co-operative School in the highly diverse London borough of Brent. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages.  We achieve very strong academic results and are ready to move the whole school to outstanding.  

We are a happy and inclusive school, serving a diverse and vibrant community. We are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants to join our team and contribute to our growth and development.

The school is situated close to the exciting new London Designer Outlet and is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station.  It can be easily reached using the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines as well as the Bakerloo line and London Overground. Central London locations can be reached within 20 minutes from the School.  

We are looking for well-qualified candidates to support students with SEN.

Graduates who are considering a career in education are encouraged to apply.

As a Learning Support Assistant you will be committed to inclusive education by helping students with a range of SEND to access the curriculum, participate in the wider life of the school and reach their potential.

We are looking to appoint people with good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to children with a variety of needs. We are particularly keen to hear from graduates who are looking to go into the teaching profession. Experience of working with children of primary age would be an advantage.

We offer:

• Experience of mentoring and supporting students individually, in small-group interventions and as part of in-class support. 

• A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, line management and appraisal.

• A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, teaching assistants, learning support assistants and other pastoral staff.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement.

The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers and technicians.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the Lower School office on 0208 385 4089.

Closing Date: noon Friday 28th June 2019

Interviews: 5th July 2019

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

More about Preston Manor School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Carlton Avenue East, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 385 4040
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Preston Manor School is a mixed, non-denominational, all-through state school with academy status, based in Wembley, north-west London, for children aged 4-18. It is a member of the family of Co-operative Trust Schools. It is a large school with appr...