SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant, Balham / Wandsworth / South West London

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Rutherford House SchoolBalham / Wandsworth / South West London

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Start date: As soon as possible or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21, 189 - £22, 083 pro rata (Scale 3 - Spine Point 14 - 17)
Contract term: Permanent

SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

£21, 189 - £22, 083 pro rata (Scale 3 - Spine Point 14 - 17) Term Time only (39 weeks per year)

38 hours per week (8.00am-4.20pm Monday-Friday)

To start  As soon as possible

Rutherford House School in South West London is looking to appoint motivated and dynamic SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to be a part of our committed and forward thinking team. This is a real opportunity for talented SEN Learning Support Assistant, to develop their experiences in a primary school setting. We are looking to appoint an experienced individual with a positive outlook and a proactive attitude and the ability to support a learner with physical and learning needs. We are particularly looking for someone with experience of working with children with SEND (Special Educational Needs or Disability). We are looking for someone who effectively works as part of a team to support individuals with SEND to ensure the needs of our children are always met

At Rutherford House School our philosophy is to promote excellence and outstanding progress in the basics (literacy & numeracy). It is about sparking curiosity and instilling a lifelong love of learning and curiosity. We are committed to supporting our children to reach their full potential.

Rutherford House School is the first free school established by Bellevue Place Education Trust committed to providing a broad, and exciting education in a happy environment and doing everything possible to make sure that pupils achieve everything that they are capable of. The children are encouraged to learn independently, and are treated as individuals celebrating their unique set of talents.

Our ideal candidate will be able to work alongside the class teachers to deliver inspirational learning experiences in a stimulating environment and be committed to excellence, inclusion and challenge. Our outstanding candidate will have the strong interpersonal skills to foster links between the school, home and wider community.

If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge we will offer you:

· The opportunity to develop your career within a supportive and friendly team

· A positive and innovative working environment

· A strong and growing network of partner free schools, driving up standards  and providing valuable support to staff.

Visits are warmly encouraged. There are two Open Events where you will have an opportunity to speak to Mrs Mallett (Headteacher) and have a tour of the school. The dates are: Wednesday 6th February (9.00 a.m.) and Thursday 7th February (2.00 p.m.). Please contact Ms Angela Smith to make an appointment on either 020 8672 5901 or

We encourage interested applicants to read our website carefully You will quickly see that you are applying to an extremely creative, successful school with a clear ethos of achievement, continuity and enjoyment for our pupils.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please download and complete the attached documents.

Application packs are also available from or can be downloaded from our school website at

Please email your completed application form to, Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line

Closing Date for applications: Friday  8th February 2019 (4.00pm)

Interview Dates: Wednesday 13th February or Thursday 14th February 2019

Start date: As soon as possible  or September 2018

As part of BPET and Rutherford House’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all employees employed within schools are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Further details can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Services website

Rutherford House School welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its function.

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More about Rutherford House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 217 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW17 7BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8672 5901
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