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Learning Support Assistant

Danetree Primary School
Epsom, Surrey
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time, Part Time
Associate 2
Start Date
As soon as possible
24th August 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Until 31/8/23
  • Job ID: 1248056

An exciting opportunity to join us as a Learning Support Assistant on a 1 year fixed term basis in our Ofsted rated "Outstanding" School

Have you got the drive, desire and dedication to make a difference to our children?

Do you relish the chance to be part of a driven, creative and supportive team?

Your Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and caring temporary Learning Support Assistant to play a key role in supporting children. Our school has a passion and understanding of what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be. In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team.


Danetree is a four form entry, Ofsted rated 'OUTSTANDING' School set in fantastic grounds in West Ewell, Epsom. Our forward thinking approach and dedicated staff aim to provide the best education for our children, bringing learning to life through our innovative thematic curriculum.

What we are looking for

  • A Learning Support Assistant with experience in supporting children  
  • Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of children
  • Able to develop positive relationships with young children
  • Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Confident and clear communicator with parents
  • Flexible with regard to classroom work

Why work at Danetree Primary School

We can offer you:

  • The support of GLF schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities through a tailored CPD programme
  • An exciting opportunity to work within a growing school, shaping the future and strategic direction
  • Confident, enthusiastic and well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • A commitment to providing children with high quality learning opportunities
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service
  • Career Opportunities

Thrive in a Career with GLF

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding academy trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust Teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of their own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

Our offer includes:

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Flexible Working
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Career Pathways and Talent Management
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Salary:                     Associate 2 Pay scale FTE £18,000 per annum - £21,100 per annum.  Salary pro-rata to take into account working hours, as detailed below. 

Hours of Work:      23.75 hours a week. Monday to Friday 8.30am-1.15pm.   39 working weeks - term time plus INSETS. Pro rata salary £10,216 per annum.

                                 32.5 hours a week.  Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.45pm. 39 working weeks - term time plus INSETS.  pro rata salary £13,980 per annum.

                                Through your supporting statement, please indicate which role you would be interested in.

Interview Date:     28th May 2022 


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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