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Part time SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA
Cuddington Croft Primary School
Part Time
£18,000 - £21,100 FTE
13th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
24th January 2022 12:05 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
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  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
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  • Job ID: 1203341

SEN Learning Support Assistant Opportunity to start as soon as possible

Cuddington Croft Primary School is looking to appoint a part time Learning Support Assistant to support a child with identified Special Educational Needs. This role is offered on a fixed time basis, working term time only and currently to finish in July 2022 (with potential for extension).

Due to the nature of this new role we can consider suitable candidates who want to work part time up to 30 hours per week.

Your Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about pupil welfare and has the ability to make a difference to the learning journey of a child. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the behaviour, communication, social and emotional development of the child and actively assist our Teachers and Inclusion Leader with supporting the child within and outside the classroom.

You will be a valued member of our Inclusion Team - a team of dynamic and dedicated individuals, aspiring to improve the educational outcomes of children in their care.

We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, as training will be provided and you will be supported by a team of experienced and dedicated professionals. However, if you have experience with EHCP / SEN requirements and more specifically working with children who require additional support with speech and language and ASD we would very much like to hear from you!

About Cuddington Croft Primary School:

Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located at Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.

What we are looking for:

You will be:

• Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare, personal and social needs of the child that you are supporting.

• Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.

• Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with parents and outside agencies.

• Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve.

• Experienced in working with young children with SEN requirements

• Experienced in how to observe and assess progression and attainment.

Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School:

We provide:

• A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.

• An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team.

• A friendly and approachable team of enthusiastic colleagues.

• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.

• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community.

The details:

Please contact our Inclusion Leader at the school who will be happy to discuss further details of this role.

Start date: As soon as possible, FTC until July 2022 currently

Hours of work: Part-time (maximum 30hrs per week), Term time only, Monday - Friday 8.45am - 3.15pm

Salary: £18,000 - £21,100 FTE

Pay Scale: GLF Associate 2

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th January 2022 12pm

Interview date: To be confirmed with individual successful applicants 


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

Cuddington Croft Primary School

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