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1:2:1 Learning Support Assistant

Pine Ridge and Lorraine Schools Federation
Camberley, Surrey
Contract Type
Term Time
£16,410 - £18,596.83 (actual)
Start Date
13th November 2023
15th October 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
13th November 2023
  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Contract Length: Maternity Cover until Nov 2024
  • Job ID: 1369009


Do you have a passion to help children to be the best that they can be? Are you looking for a varied, term time role? Pine Ridge & Lorraine Primary School would love to hear from you.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant, to join our hardworking and dedicated staff team, to cover a period of maternity leave. They will play a key role in the support of a small group of children with special educational needs. The successful individual will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and welfare of the children. They will ideally have experience within education but more importantly need an excellent understand of how to motivate and support children to of all abilities to achieve their potential. 

About Pine Ridge and Lorraine Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Pine Ridge & Lorraine Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Springfield Primary School, Hammond Junior School, Lightwater Village School & Cordwalles Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone to;

  • be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated
  • be able to develop positive relationships with young children
  • be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
  • be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with outside agencies
  • relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve
  • be a confident and clear communicator with parents

Please read the job description and person specification before applying.

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.

  • Celebrating 10 years as 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

Early application is advised as applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews may be scheduled ahead of the forecasted date  

Start Date: 13th November 2023

Salary: Between £20,809 - £23,582

Pro Rata: Between £16,410 - £18,596.83

Hours of work: 33 hours per week, Monday-Friday for 39 weeks per year

Closing date for applications: 15th October 2023

Interviews: w/c 16th October 2023


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 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

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