Learning Support Assistant, Woolwich

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St Mary Magdalene CofE SchoolWoolwich

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Start date: Negotiable
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

St Mary Magdalene C of E School is an outstanding all through school in the Royal Borough of Greenwich based across three sites under the Koinonia Federation. We are looking to appoint outstanding candidates to join our primary phase team.  This is a superb opportunity for committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to work with children with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND) and Teaching Assistants to support in the classroom. All applicants should ideally have some class-based experience. 

Those applying for the LSA position should have previous experience of working with primary-aged children with SEND.  This experience may have been gained within a mainstream education, in a specialist provision or maybe outside of education.  We offer successful applicants the opportunity to work as part of a friendly and multi-disciplinary team.   

We welcome applications from candidates who:  

  • Have experience of working with children who have SEND  
  • Have NVQ Level 2 qualification (essential)  
  • Have knowledge of ASD (desirable)  
  • Are able to prepare and teach effective interventions taking into account the individual needs of learner  
  • Have a professional manner  
  • Are enthusiastic and have a friendly approach  
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills   

Alongside this role, there will be an opportunity to be part of the midday meal supervisory team if desired.   

We can offer:   

  • a supportive leadership team and vibrant professional community  
  • a positive school culture which believes in distributed/ collaborative leadership  
  • a commitment to continuing professional development  
  • energetic and enthusiastic high attaining pupils  
  • a supportive, Christian ethos across our school communities    

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show they share this commitment; enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure is required for all staff.   

Closing date: Friday 19th January 2018 (12.00 noon)  

Interview date: Wednesday 24th January 2018    

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend interview.  For further information, please contact Emma Clark by email eclark@koinoniafederation.com. 

About the school: St. Mary Magdalene is a popular and successful outstanding all through school with three school sites; our primary sites are in Woolwich and on the Greenwich Peninsula and our secondary site is based temporarily on the Blackheath Standard and will move to a brand new £40m site on the Greenwich Peninsula in the 2018/19 academic year.  St Mary Magdalene leads a federation with another primary school in Greenwich (SE10), Christ Church.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Woolwich Campus, Kingsman Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 5PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8854 3531
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We are a Federation of two schools - St Mary Magdalene CofE School and Christ Church CofE Primary School - located over four sites in Royal Greenwich, we work together as one team.      

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