Learning Support Assistant
Start date: September 2017
32.50 hours per week, Term Time + 10 days
NJC Scale 1c/3 points 14-17, £14,755 - £15,519 per annum
Are you looking for an opportunity to gain classroom experience in a successful, dynamic, and forward thinking school?
Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement.
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant, with a passion for improving the life chances of young people and the ability to inspire our students. The successful candidate will supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning, and promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils across the school. For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain classroom experience and to make a difference to the lives of our pupils.
The successful post holder will have good academic qualifications – a degree in any specialism would be an advantage – and experience of working in an educational setting. A genuine desire to work with young people and to support their education and achievements is essential. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with SEN experience.
The Learning Support department are a well-established and integral part of the classroom experience at Greenshaw. The department works with students who face challenges in their day-to-day learning experiences. We have a large team of learning support assistants who run small group interventions or support students in their classes. All support is aimed at helping students to become independent learners. Many of our LSAs have gone on to pursue careers in education and teaching, or to study for post-graduate qualifications.
If you are interested in applying please download an information pack and application form.
Completed application forms should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the HR Department, Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY.
A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.
The closing date for applications is 10am, Wednesday 28th June 2017.
Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd July 2017.
Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact email@example.com to arrange a visit.
Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.