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Learning Support Assistant

Location
Whyteleafe, Surrey
School
Whyteleafe School
Hours
Term Time
Salary
£18000 FTE Pro Rata: £10111
Posted
7th September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
24th September 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1173609
Job Reference
WHYSENSept
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1173609

We are seeking to appoint a creative, energetic and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our hard working and dedicated staff team.

Your opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will have had previous experience of working with autistic children and will support the class teacher in accessing an engaging curriculum. They will be a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and be a strong team player.

About Whyteleafe Primary School

Whyteleafe is a high achieving, happy, vibrant and forward thinking school in which children excel themselves, both academically and socially. Our eager children have a real thirst for learning and our excellent staff team are committed and dedicated in ensuring that each and every child achieves. We have high standards and expect the best. As part of the Chalklands Cluster, comprising of four GLF schools within the area, we have a collaborative approach towards working which means the schools work closely together to provide an exceptional educational experience to the local communities. The schools benefit from being able to share resources and support each other where needed. It will also allow for more opportunities for career progression across the cluster and give you the chance to enhance your professional development.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate should:

• Have GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above

• Experience of children with Autism

  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 and circumstances

• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

• Be a confident and clear communicator with to the whole school community

Why work at Whyteleafe Primary School

• Dedicated and passionate staff

• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links

• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools

• Part of the GLF Chalklands cluster (including Hillcroft Primary, Warlingham Primary, Marden Lodge Primary and Whyteleafe Primary), encouraging a collaborative approach

• Excellent CPD opportunities

The Details

Hours: 23.75 hours per week, 38.6 weeks of the year (term time plus 3 days) 8.30am - 1.15pm Monday to Friday

Salary: Associate 2 £18000 FTE

Pro Rata: £10111

Closing date for applications: 24.09.21

 Interview date: TBA

Contact

If you would like more information about the role, or a virtual tour of the school, please contact the school office.


Attachments

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.

Whyteleafe School

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