SEND Learning Assistant, Redbridge

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Isaac Newton Academy (Secondary)Redbridge

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary:£20,395 - £24,989 pro rata per annum (actual: £17,913-£21,949)
Contract term: Permanent

Isaac Newton Academy, Redbridge

Principal: Jo Spencer

SEND Learning Assistant 

All-through mixed 4-18 comprehensive in Redbridge. 

Location: Ilford, Redbridge 

Start date: September 2019

Salary:£20,395 - £24,989 pro rata per annum (actual:  £17,913-£21,949)

Hours:Term time only plus 1 week.  36 hours per week

We are looking for a Secondary SEND Learning Assistant to join our team of staff. They will deliver outstanding support to teachers and students to ensure that students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) learn effectively and make outstanding progress.

Our ideal candidate will:

•Have experience of establishing successful learning relationships with a variety of children at secondary age

•Have an understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour in an urban school setting

•Be approachable,  highly organised and flexible, with excellent communication and ICT skills

•Have the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

•Play a key role in the evolution of Isaac Newton Academy

•Support students in maintaining excellent rates of progress and behaviour both in lessons and around the academy site, as well as plan and facilitate behaviour management programmes

•Join the Ark network, with comprehensive career and professional development provisions.

•Contribute to the development of our targeted interventions programme.

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Isaac Newton Academy and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

For a candidate information pack or an informal, confidential discussion please contact Farhana Rahman, HR Officer, on 020 8911 6657 or

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


More about Isaac Newton Academy (Secondary)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Secondary Campus, 1 Cricklefield Place, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1FY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8911 6666
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Isaac Newton Academy opened in September 2012 in Ilford, East London, in brand new, purpose-built accommodation. The Academy has been carefully designed with ARK’s philosophy in mind and has facilities and resources to support a rich and diverse 21st...