SEMH Lead Learning Support Assistant, Camden

Closing date:

The UCL Academy, CamdenCamden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary: UCL Academy pay scale 5 (£23,895-£25,875)

Required:  September 2017 

Contract Type:  1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Full-time

Location:  London Borough of Camden

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”


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

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 2016 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and we expect GCSE outcomes to be well above the national average when the first cohort of pupils take their examinations in 2017; Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

The Social Sciences department at the UCL Academy is a flourishing department that offers Economics and Sociology at KS4 and KS5, Business BTEC at KS4 and Psychology at KS5. We are passionate about equipping our students with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the 21st century and believe wholeheartedly in supporting the development of the whole child. As a result, alongside strong academic performance, we emphasise the importance of developing student collaboration through projects, communication and presentation skills, as well as IT literacy. We have an enthusiastic and passionate team of teachers who inspire students to achieve beyond their potential through strong teacher-student relationships and making learning relevant to students’ lives. 

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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
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning – 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
  • Laptops & iPads for all staff members 

How To Apply

To apply please request an application pack from Steve Jackson at, or you can contact Steve on 0207 259 8770 for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 14th July 2017

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. 

Contact Details

Steve Jackson c/o The UCL Academy

Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ


T: 020 7259 8770

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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...