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  • Earliest start date

    6 February 2023

  • Latest start date

    10 February 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 16 hours per week, (Mon-Thurs afternoons/Friday mornings) to be negotiated term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - until July 2023 and subject to renewal

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary: £26,193.00 to £28,419.00 pro rata, per annum

Pay scale

Pay range C scale 3 - 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to recruit an energetic, committed Learning Support Assistant with a passion for inclusion. The successful candidate will have a positive ethos and will promote shared experiences and opportunities for pupils with SEND. They will use initiative and creativity to encourage the active engagement of all pupils.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will offer you a warm and welcoming school environment, with happy, friendly children and supportive staff, parents and governors. You will be working in a new temporary ASD provision (new permanent accommodation from September 2023) fantastic facilities

Further details about the role


1. To promote inclusion of children with ASD by providing support individually, in small group interventions or assisting whole class activities.

2. To be proactive with classroom organisation including preparing resources, developing effective visual supports, setting up and clearing resources for activities under the direction of the Class Teacher.

3. To help maintain an effective learning environment for pupils with SEND – safe, calm, structured. To maintain a calm manner when supporting pupils’ behaviour and follow agreed procedures.

4. To encourage active engagement using a child-centred approach and appropriate communication. To create positive experiences and opportunities for individuals to develop.

5. To develop positive relationships with parents, family and other professionals involved in the pupils’ care and promote team working and good working relationships with colleagues.

6. To commit to undertake training relevant to the post and maintain an overall awareness of current issues and developments in the field of SEND.

7. To understand that information obtained at the School is confidential.

8. To support and implement the school and LA’s Equal Opportunities policy.

9. To implement the school’s Mission Statement, aims and policies of the school.

10. To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children’s Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the worker’s role within the organisation.

11. To ensure that the worker’s line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.

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About Oxford Gardens Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
264 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Oxford Gardens Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email linda.murphy@oxfordgardens.rbkc.sch.uk.

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