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Learning Support Assistant - Southwark

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Job description

Working with a partner Primary School Teaching Personnel is currently recruiting for a KS1 Teaching Assistant to start ASAP on a long term basis to support a new child to the school that has autism. The school is located right on the edge of Greendale Playing Fields in Herne Hill and is well connected to Southern, Southeastern and Thameslink train lines being situated walking distance from both East Dulwich Station and Herne Hill Station.

The School was graded Ofsted Good in its last two inspections with Leadership and Management and Behaviour and Safety both graded Outstanding. The school is well resourced with pupils able to experience a wide range of vibrant learning opportunities inside and outside school. The general attitude towards the school is that pupils are enthusiastic about learning and proud of their school.

The school creates and maintains a happy, safe and inclusive environment where adults and pupils both feel welcomed. The school has a culture of continuous improvement which believes in giving the pupils a voice and allocating time for self-reflection and self-assessment.

You will be working as part of a really lovely team of staff where the teamwork between colleagues is so strong it drew particular comment during their recent Ofsted inspection. There are excellent CPD opportunities for teaching assistants to undertake training linked to their developmental needs and the school are keen to help work with you on any areas you may be particularly passionate about developing further. The school also run their own schools direct programme should you be interested in training as a teacher in the future.

The school ideally looking for a candidate with at least a year of experience. The key criteria for shortlisting include:

At least 1 year experience supporting children with autism

  • Great teamwork skills with a desire to integrate into a strong supportive team
  • Demonstrable commitment to personal development
  • A passion for children!

The school will be interviewing for this role on a rolling basis starting from next week to ensure they find the right candidate so if you are interested please be sure to apply as soon as possible!

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