Governors of this happy and successful primary special school in South Harrow are looking to appoint a full-time Learning Support Assistant to join our team, as soon as possible.
Salary info: Scale 3, points 5-6 + Special School Allowance: £1,107;
Working contract: 36 hours per week, Term-time only plus 5 training days (39 weeks);
Work pattern: Mon 8.30 am - 4.45 pm, Tues 8.30 am - 4.15 pm, Wed 8.30 am - 4.45 pm, Thurs 8.30 am - 3.45 pm and Fri 8.30 am - 3.30 pm;
Further information: Salary is dependent upon candidate experience and qualifications.
Alexandra School currently has up to 80 special needs pupils on roll. Children learn in class groups of up to 10, supported by one or two LSAs. Alexandra School is part of the Eden Academy. To find out more about our school please visit our website.
The children at Alexandra have a range of Moderate Learning Difficulties. There are children with language and communication difficulties. Other children may have difficulties associated with social, emotional and behavioural needs. Some children have a diagnosis of an autistic spectrum condition.
The qualities we look for in our staff are: commitment, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth, a growth mind-set, and good personal organisation. These staff can perform to the highest professional standard. Basic ICT skills are essential. Staff at this school are ready to engage fully with all aspects of school life, including supporting the children in class, at playtime, while swimming and on our annual overnight camping trip!
Interviews: Week beginning 25th November. Short-listed candidates will be informed with at least a day’s notice by phone or email.
The Eden Academy Trust may, from time to time, require an employee to be relocated temporarily or permanently to one of its other schools. Any proposal to relocate will be carried out with due consultation and reasonable notice.
Alexandra School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.