13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
SEN specialist
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (for duration that the child is at the school)
Grade 3: £9,376 actual salary (based on £22,185 FTE)

Job summary

Harris Primary Academy Kenley currently looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join its team of specialists.

Your opportunity

Join a dedicated and supportive teaching and support team here at Harris Primary Academy Kenley. This role is an exciting and rewarding entry-level position for an individual looking to take their first step in education. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will:

Liaise with appropriate external SEND or health professionals to ensure that advice on provision for individual SEND pupils is effectively implemented;
Attend to the pupil's personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters;
Establish good relationships with all pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs;.
This role is an exciting and rewarding entry-level position for an individual looking to take their first step in education.
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career, whether in our central team or in one of our 50 academies. Join us in our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. The successful candidate will possess:

Qualifications to GCSE Level standard or equivalent
Experience working with SEND pupils in specialist/mainstream setting who have a neurodiverse profile, specifically Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Knowledge and understanding of pupils with social and emotional difficulties that may impact upon their behaviour
The ability to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing
Please download the Job Pack for a full job description and person specification.

Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

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.

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.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for more information.

Applying for the job

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

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. 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.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
426 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8660 2714

About Harris Primary Academy Kenley

About Harris Primary Academy Kenley opened in September 2013. We have more than 400 lively young minds at our Academy. Children are supported to be the best they can by dedicated teachers and support staff. is an outstanding school. It not just because of academic achievements pupils but for many other reasons too. The diligent, polite hard working. They a love learning inquisitive nature. staff academy talented parents wider community what we do. Ethos Whatever child’s background or starting point, want make sure that finish Year 6 with skills, social skills knowledge necessary succeed. Every lesson school creative there plenty time children think, play, discover wonder. Each child taught way suits them step quickly if change needed. For some children, this might involve one-to-one finding something difficult others it could mean stretching keep interested. Our relaxed comfortable know good behaviour expected them. frequently praised rewarded trying their being kind, hard-working well-behaved. feel friendly welcoming always every pupil has least one friend. respect each teachers. There zero tolerance approach any type bullying. 'HPAK I believe all deserve very education as result should opportunity life offer.'  Scott Palmer, Head Academy  Why work Kenley?  ‘Outstanding’ school, exceptional from Federation  A flourishing diverse wonderful community  Conveniently located public transport connections into London  Excellent opportunities personal professional development progression  Generous benefits rewards package   

School location

51 Little Roke Road, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5NF

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