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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week: 8:30am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term one-year contract in the first instance

Pay scale

NJC Salary Scale 6: £25,531 - £26,331

What skills and experience we're looking for

Orleans Park is a successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students. The dedicated staff work hard to ensure students are successful and leave as responsible citizens and confident individuals.

As a Higher Level Learning Support Assistant, you will work with individual and small groups of students who need support with their learning and/or behaviour. The successful candidate will join a busy team in our thriving Learning Support Department.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with children and young people
  • At all times model best practice and uphold the principles of confidentiality and data protection
  • Undertake safeguarding training and support the school to follow best practice.

What the school offers its staff

  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • fortnightly CPD sessions
  • Sixth Form in dedicated buildings and facilities
  • employee assistance programme – supporting staff wellbeing
  • situated on a 16-acre site close to the River Thames and the centre of Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The borough is home to the attractions of Richmond Park, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace and Twickenham Stadium.
  • easy access to central London and excellent transport links for bus, train, Underground and Overground services
  • close to the M3/M4/M25 with staff parking on site
  • staff travel card loans
  • Cyclescheme

Further details about the role

If you are interested in this position, please do apply today. We look forward to receiving your application.

Applications are shortlisted for interview as they are received so early application is encouraged and we reserve the right to commence the interview process and close the vacancy prior to this date.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 19 February 2024

Orleans Park is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do – from how we educate our students to how we support our staff. Ensuring that we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our local communities gives us a great opportunity to have access to a broad range of ideas and allows us to provide an outstanding education to our young people and an outstanding place for people to work.

In line with the statutory guidance document Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023) the school will conduct online searches after the shortlisting process for any candidates who accept an invitation to interview. The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Orleans Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

The governors and staff of Orleans Park fully recognise the contribution they make to safeguarding children. We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students
from harm.

All staff and governors believe our school is a place where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, are listened to and are safe. We shall provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes
the social, physical and moral development of the individual child.

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About Orleans Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Orleans Park is a happy, thriving, successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students.

Please see our recruitment video and brochure on the Vacancies page of our website.

Arranging a visit to Orleans Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@orleanspark.school.

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