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1:1 Learning Support Assistant

The Horseshoe, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2BQ
Banstead Infant School
Term Time
GLF Associate 2 - (£10,477 Actual)
18th October 2021
Start Date
To be confirmed
31st October 2021 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
To be confirmed
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1183115

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support a child in Reception who has a diagnosis of ASD.

The position is for 5 hours per day of support 5 days per week. 

It is a temporary post and will remain all the time the child is at this school and requires support. Hours are dependent on the needs of the child as stated in the EHCP.

About Banstead Infants School

Banstead Infant School is a happy, nurturing and forward thinking school. We have a strong collaborative approach to learning and our dedicated team of staff are committed to inspiring and enabling lifelong learners. The school’s strong ethos and curriculum, successfully encourages positive attitudes and qualities to support children in their learning. Our outstanding promotion of pupils’ personal development and welfare ensures children grow in confidence and self-esteem, which allows their personalities to flourish.

What we are looking for

· Experience of working with children who have learning difficulties

· Willing to engage in CPD opportunities and keen to learn

· Communicate with all staff to ensure child makes best possible progress

· Ability to remain professional and maintain confidentiality at all times

· Able to set clear boundaries and carry them through

· An effective communicator

· Ability to remain professional and maintain confidentiality at all times

· Patience and understanding

· Trustworthy and approachable

· Passionate about positively changing the lives of children

· The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people in line with the GLF Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and the GLF Staff Code of Conduct

· Sense of humour an advantage!

Why work at Banstead Infants

The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation

The chance to work in a supportive and friendly environment, where you feel valued and trusted

A traditional village school with strong community links

A supportive and approachable senior leadership team

Recognition of previous school continuous service

The Details

Start Date - Monday 8th November 

Hours - Monday - Friday 0900-1215 and 1335-1520 (25 hours per week, 5hours per day), term time only (38 weeks)

Salary - GLF Associate 2 -  £18,000 FTE

Pro-rata Salary - £10,477

Closing Date - 31st October 2021

Interview Date - Thursday 4th November 2021


Safeguarding Statement:

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 are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

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.

Banstead Infant School

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