1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Greenway Junior School
Horsham, West Sussex
Contract Type
Full Time
GLF Specialist Point 1 £24,982 FTE, Actual £9,551
Start Date
2nd September 2024
15th July 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Fixed Term
  • Job ID: 1434458

An opportunity for a one to one SEN Learning Support Assistant at Greenway Junior School in Horsham has become available, this will be to support 1 specific child 16 hours a week.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint an experienced one to one SEN Learning Support Assistant who will play a key role in supporting 1 specific child outside of the classroom environment. We are keen to hear from candidates with strong experience in supporting children with SEND.

You will join our friendly school located in pleasant surroundings in Horsham

What we are looking for

• Someone who is able to support children’s cognitive skills and approaches to learning.

• Able to deliver a significantly differentiated and personalised curriculum and learning opportunities.

• An understanding of speech, language and communication needs

• A positive, flexible open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school

• A colleague with experience in supporting children with SEND

• Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children

• The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning

• A collaborative professional with the ability to contribute to provision planning

• An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness

• A positive, flexible open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school

• A member of the team who can build strong relationships with the many stakeholders in a school

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Greenway Junior School

Greenway Junior School is a three-form entry Junior School in Horsham, where the whole school community is committed to lifelong learning for all. Children at Greenway enjoy actively learning with a vibrant cross curricular approach. Our core values of integrity, courage, aspiration, compassion and respect ensure our pupils become active, positive and resilient young people.

Greenway joined GLF Schools in September 2022 and we are already benefitting from sharing excellent resources, CPD and best practice with other GLF schools.

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Greenway Junior School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Southgate Primary School, Salfords Primary School, Lime Tree Primary School and Merstham Primary School.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details:

Start Date: 1st September 2024 – (Fixed Term until the specified child leaves the school)

Salary: GLF Specialist point 1 – FTE £24,982

Actual Salary: £9,551.94

Hours of work: 16 per week (Mon 9am-12pm, Tues 9am – 1pm – Wed, Thurs, Fri 9am-12pm),

Term Time: 39 weeks per year (including INSET days)

Closing Date: 15th July 2024

Interview date: 17th July 2024


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. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. 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 the 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.

Greenway Junior School

Greenway Junior School