Learning Support Assistants (SEN)

Ifield Community College, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0DB

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

NJC Grade 5 - currently £20,444 to £20,852 pro-rata

Actual salary

Actual starting salary for 27½ hrs - £13,027 incl. Crawley Allowance, & for 29 hrs – £13,740 incl. Crawley Allowance

Learning Support Assistants (SEN) job summary

Ifield Community College

A comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 school
NOR approximately 1200 with 190 in 6th Form

Learning Support Assistants

Grade 5 (currently £20,444 to £20,852 pro-rata) actual starting salary for 27½ hrs - £13,027 incl. Crawley Allowance, & for 29 hrs – £13,740 incl. Crawley Allowance

27½ - 29 hours per week (8.45am to 3pm – some flexibility possible), term time only

Required: ASAP

Ifield Community College is looking to appoint part time Learning Support Assistants to work with teachers as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for SEN pupils within a classroom environment. Providing specialist assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.

The successful candidates will have experience of working with individuals or small groups of SEN students and will have knowledge of behaviour training techniques, developing and delivering learning activities for pupils with additional SEN needs. You should also have Level 3 National Qualifications, a good standard of numeracy, literacy and ICT skills and have experience of planning and developing learning activities that respond to the needs of individual students. Experience of using bespoke computerised student data recording software is desirable, but not essential as training will be given.

We are a ‘Good’ school and we have excellent facilities in a state of the art building, which is situated in a pleasant location only 30 minutes to both Croydon & Brighton, by rail or car. The school is expanding to take on additional students due to its popularity.

Closing date: Wednesday 6th July 2022, with interviews to be held w/c 11th July 2022.

Please contact Mrs D Williams, HR & Student Services Manager, for further details and an application form, or download them from our website. Tel 01293 420500 Email: dwi@ifieldcc.co.uk

A supportive induction programme is provided for all new staff. The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must have, or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. The College is an equal opportunities employer.

Additional allowances

Crawley Fringe Allowance
West Sussex Choices Discount Scheme
Free on-site gym membership
Employee Assistance Programme

Applying for the job

Please complete an online application form & cover letter & email to: dwi@ifieldcc.co.uk (Debbie Williams - HR) before the closing date

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Ifield Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1148 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
Contact phone number
01293 420500

Secondary School with 6th Form

Arranging a visit to Ifield Community College

Please email dwi@ifieldcc.co.uk (Debbie Williams - HR), or rct@ifieldcc.co.uk (Rob Corbett - Headteacher), to discuss the possibility of a school visit/tour

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