Learning Support Assistant, South West London/Surrey

Closing date:

Hinchley Wood SchoolSouth West London/Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: From £11,387 actual per annum.
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant   

To commence ASAP

From £11,387 actual pro rata salary (29 hours/week, term time only 38 weeks per annum)   

Our Learning Support Assistants play a vital role in assisting students with differing needs and abilities to maximise their potential and achievement.  

Ideally we are looking for someone with a relevant qualification and/or experience of supporting and understanding the learning needs of children, and able to actively contribute to their learning, personal and social needs, while encouraging independence. Key duties will include advancing learning of identified students in a range of settings including working 1:1 and supporting within class. A positive and flexible approach is essential.  

Other qualities required include patience, excellent communication and motivational skills, and being able to work collaboratively as part of a supportive team building good relationships with colleagues and students. Experience of supporting students with specific needs (and/or autism) or relevant qualifications are desirable, but full training will be offered to the right candidate.    

The hours of work are Monday – Thursday from 8.30 am – 3.00 pm and Friday 8.30am – 1.30pm, term time only. The minimum full time equivalent salary per annum is £17,019.  If you have further questions or would like to visit prior to application please get in touch, via email: hmorey@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk or phone 0208 339 3902.  

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive and high achieving school in Esher, Surrey, celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.  We are one of the top 100 performing schools in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs, and highly sought after with 1,300 students on roll including 225 in our 6th form.     

If you have a strong desire to help students achieve the best they can whilst fulfilling your own potential, we would very much welcome your interest.    

We offer: 

• a competitive salary and performance progression; 

• professional development support;   

• two weeks’ autumn half term; 

• interest free travel loan; 

• childcare and cycle to work salary sacrifice schemes; and 

• membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Application packs can be downloaded here and further information can be found from our website www.hinchleywoodschool.co.uk.   

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 20th September 2017 (noon)

Interviews will be held during week commencing 25th September.

Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Hinchley Wood School
 Claygate Lane
 KT10 0AQ

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More about Hinchley Wood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8398 7161
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