Learning Support Assistant

Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School, London, SE18 5PW

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

APT&C Scale 2/3 depending on experience

Learning Support Assistant job summary

This is a superb opportunity for committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to work offering classroom support and also to work with children with special educational needs & disabilities (SEND).

All applicants must have Learning Support/Teaching Assistant experience and, preferably, some experience of working with secondary-aged students with SEND (this experience may have been gained within a mainstream education, in a specialist provision or maybe outside of education).

We offer successful applicants the opportunity to work as part of a friendly and multi-disciplinary team.

We welcome applications from candidates who:

  • Have experience of working as a Learning Support/Teaching Assistant, preferably at Secondary level.
  • Have experience of working with children who have SEND.
  • Have NVQ Level 2 qualification (desirable)
  • Have knowledge of ASD (desirable)
  • Are able to prepare and teach effective interventions taking into account the individual needs of learner
  • Have a professional manner
  • Are enthusiastic and have a friendly approach
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills

Applications will be considered on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend an interview and undertake a task.

The Koinonia Federation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory DBS checks and references.

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About Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 18
School size
1660 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Contact phone number
020 3873 5555

St. Mary Magdalene is a popular and successful outstanding all through school with two school sites; our primary site in Woolwich and our all through site on the Greenwich Peninsula. St Mary Magdalene leads a federation with another primary school in Greenwich (SE10), Christ Church.

Please note that there are no parking facilities at the school, but we are lucky to be served by a number of transport links (North Greenwich - Jubilee Line - is a short walk away and the following bus routes stop within a very short walk of the school 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 335, 422, 472, 486). Please consider this before applying.

We can offer:

- a supportive leadership team and vibrant professional community
- a positive school culture
- a commitment to continuing professional development
- energetic and enthusiastic high attaining pupils
- a supportive, Christian ethos across our school communities

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