Learning Support Assistant (Primary)

Job Roles:
Teaching Assistant
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Grade 2 (Inner London): £20,616-£20,952 FTE
8th Jun 2018
Start Date:
Chobham Academy
Job Ref:

Learning Support Assistant (Primary) - Chobham Academy

We are looking for inspiring and talented learning support assistants to work with high needs pupils across a range of year groups. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed professional looking to start, or continue their career in a rewarding new role.

What we are looking for:

Working closely with the class teachers and SENDCo in a supportive role, you will be committed to the highest achievement for all. You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and want the very best for our students.

Applicants with NVQ Teaching Level 2/3 qualifications are most welcome. This position would also suit graduates looking to gain experience in a school prior to a PGCE/GTP.

The successful applicant will:

Be able to support the class teacher to ensure children make excellent progress;
Have high expectations and an unwavering belief in the potential of every child;
Have experience with adapting learning to meet the specific needs of SEN pupils;
Be confident to lead on targeted intervention as part of a child’s support plan;
Have a positive outlook and focus on progress and achievements;
Want to make a difference to the lives of local children;
Possess excellent interpersonal skills;
Be committed to working in partnership with teachers, parents and the community;
Be a committed team player who enjoys working collaboratively;
Be committed to their own professional development.
As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Chobham Academy:

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 and is part of the highly successful federation of Harris academies. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. In July 2015, Ofsted awarded Chobham Academy "Outstanding" across every category in its first inspection.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

World-class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, creating a dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the local community
An all-through academy, providing unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence throughout the local community
Inclusive model of learning, with an ethos based upon aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Applicant Pack.

For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 0203 747 6060 or info@chobhamacademy.org.uk.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Chobham Academy
Tel: 0203 747 6060
Contact: The Academy

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