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Learning Support Assistant/1:1

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4FE

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 38 weeks per year (term time only), 20 hours per week: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm; actual salary £10,076-£10,258

Contract type

Fixed term (to 31st December 2022, with possibility of permanent role)

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 (Outer London): £22,575-£22,983 FTE

Actual salary

£10,076.55-£10,258.67

Additional allowances

Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

Learning Support Assistant/1:1 job summary

Inspire and transform learning with us at Harris Primary Academy Purley Way . We are currently looking to appoint a part time Learning Support Assistant within our Early Years setting to attend topupils' personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters. This role is a fixed term contract until 31st December 2022 with the possibility of becoming a permanent contract.

Main Areas of Responsibility

As Learning Support Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Attending to the pupil's personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters
  • Working with the class teacher and Inclusion Manager to support the implementation of person centred planning and targets for SEND pupils
  • Liaising with appropriate external SEND or health professionals to ensure that advice on provision for individual SEND pupils is effectively implemented
  • Supervising and support SEND pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Establishing good relationships with all pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

As part of making reasonable adjustments for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, it will sometimes be necessary to direct LSAs to support pupil's intimate care needs in line with the academy Intimate Care Policy and to maintain the pupils health, safety and personal dignity.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Educated to GCSE Level standard or equivalent
  • Knowledge and understanding of pupils with social and emotional difficulties that may impact upon their behaviour
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Some knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership. We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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About Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
349 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
020 3872 1970

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way has been open since 2016 and is Ofsted rated Outstanding in all areas. At full capacity there will be 21 classes from Reception to Year 6. We opened with a Reception cohort and are growing by a year group at a time with currently over 350 pupils on roll from Reception to Year 5. The whole community strive for Harris Primary Academy Purley Way to be the best it can possibly be which is encapsulated by our vision statement: “Excellence for All”.

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