Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement. We are also the home of the Greenshaw Research School, funded by the EEF to help schools make better use of research to improve the quality of teaching and learning and raise student outcomes across the country.
We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual with a passion for learning and the ability to engage and motivate our students to join our school as an Emotional Support Mentor & Learning Support Assistant. The successful candidate will supervise and support students in lessons and play an active role in supporting teaching staff to deliver their curriculum so that all students can access the teaching and learning in the classroom. For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our students.
This post is for 33.25 hours per week, term time plus one week.
The successful candidate will have a good academic background and the ability to engage and motivate students, combined with a proactive approach, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team. A desire to work with young people and to support their education and achievements is essential. Candidates with an interest in teaching or a career within the education sector are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Learning Support team are a well-established and integral part of the classroom experience at Greenshaw High School, working with students who face challenges in their day-to-day learning experiences. They run small group interventions and support students in their classes, with the aim of helping students become independent learners and man have gone on to pursue careers in education and teaching, or to study for post-graduate qualifications.
For a comprehensive job description and person specification, please refer to the recruitment pack.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying, please download a recruitment pack and application form.
A statement of suitability must be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Applications must be received no later than 09:00am on Tuesday 31st August 2021.
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 6th September 2021.
The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.
Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure
Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.