SEN Learning Support Assistant, Caterham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hillcroft Primary SchoolCaterham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £7,812 - £9,459 (for 20 hours)
Contract term: Temporary

Hillcroft Primary School is an innovative and thriving school
committed to the development of all children and staff.

We are looking to appoint a number of experienced SEN Learning Assistants who
will play a key role in individual and small group support for identified
children with special educational needs. The positions will range through the
year groups from reception to year 6 and will cover a range of learning
difficulties and ASD. The successful individuals will support the Class Teacher
in the teaching and welfare of the assigned individual, ensuring they attain
the targets set. 

Dealing with the behavioural, communication, social and emotional
development of the child is integral to this role.

Working a minimum of 20 hours per week 8.30-1.00- term time only (39 weeks per
year), this is a great opportunity for a skilled individual looking for a part
time role. 

Please note that there are more hours available for the right candidate

We can offer you:

• A commitment to providing children with high quality learning opportunities

• A dedicated team of staff and governors

• The opportunity to be part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools

• Supportive and approachable senior management team

• Well behaved and enthusiastic children 

The ideal candidate will be:

• Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs
of the child with whom you are supporting

• Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging
behaviour

• Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working
closely with outside agencies

• Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to
help them achieve

• Experienced of Primary School enabling environments 

• Understanding around how to observe and assess progression and attainment

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1883 342606
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Hillcroft Primary School and Nursery serves a residential area in the centre of Caterham on the Hill. The number on roll is currently 435 including nursery.

All staff and Governors at Hillcroft Primary School share the school vision and are all invol...