Learning Support Assistant

Harris Junior Academy Carshalton, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2NS

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Key stage

KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 3 SCP 6 (Outer London): £22,983 FTE

Actual salary

£19,035.17

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Inspire and transform learning with us at Harris Junior Academy Carshalton . We are currently looking to appoint a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to support a child with medical needs.

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 the pupil’s intimate care needs in line with the academy Intimate Care Policy and to maintain their health, safety and personal dignity.

Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will have:

Qualifications 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

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.

Additional allowances

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.

Applying for the job

All applications must be made online via the apply link.

Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

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About Harris Junior Academy Carshalton

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
381 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8647 7324

We are a three-form entry school situated in Carshalton, which is part of the London Borough of Sutton. Our children, aged between 7 and 11 years of age, bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to our school. HJAC is very much a community school. We are inclusive and we strive to ensure that every child feels happy, valued and safe.

We believe that through expert teaching and support all children can achieve to a high standard. Our aim is to make sure that our pupils leave us thoroughly prepared for Secondary School and feeling that they have succeeded both academically and in the extracurricular aspects of Academy life. We want all of our children to have a truly happy experience of school. Our pupils’ achievements are celebrated every day in their lessons and we are proud that they are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn.

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