This job expired on 24 March 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 15 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,000- £24,000 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Salary within the range £20,500-£24,000 (dependent on experience)

Start Date: April 2023

Interviews TBC

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and committed LSA to join our multi-disciplinary team, based in a complex needs class. Previous experience in education or working with students who have a range of learning needs and challenging behaviours is preferred.

Parayhouse is a non-maintained special school, run by a registered charity to provide a specialist education for students from 7 - 16 with speech, language & communication needs, moderate learning difficulties and emotional, social & behavioural needs. We serve all London boroughs and students are spread across 5 classes, based on language and learning levels. We are co-located in part of the Hammersmith & Fulham College, with excellent transport links.

Teachers, therapists and LSAs work collaboratively as part of a close and supportive multi-professional team, planning, delivering and evaluating the curriculum and its impact.

What the school offers its staff


  • A warm, supportive and relaxed environment
  • A commitment to the continuing professional development of our staff
  • A collaborative, professional staff committed to reflective practice
  • A good work/life balance
  • The opportunity to help contribute to the development of our exceptional young people and support them in achieving their full potential
  • Generous school holiday allowance.

Parayhouse is committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. The policies and practices of the school aim to promote an environment that is inclusive and free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and values the diversity of all people.

Parayhouse is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

For more information please contact the school’s Business Manager Lorraine Morgan at l.morgan@parayhouse.com or h.bristow@parayhouse.com

This job post has expired.

About Parayhouse School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 16
School size
52 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16

OUR SCHOOL: Parayhouse is a non-maintained special school for students with significant speech, language and communication needs, moderate/severe learning difficulties and associated social, emotional, behavioural and medical difficulties. The School caters for 50+ students from 7 – 16 years of age. Teachers, therapists and LSAs work collaboratively as part of a close and supportive multi-professional team, planning, delivering and evaluating the curriculum and its impact. Parayhouse is a ‘good’ school with ‘outstanding’ behavior [Ofsted 2018]. The relationships within the School are strong and the ethos is positive, caring and ambitious. The parents are extremely supportive and the Trustee Governors work closely with the senior leaders and staff. Students describe the school as “safe” and “like a family” [see our video on the website www.parayhouse.com]

Arranging a visit to Parayhouse School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email h.bristow@parayhouse.com.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teaching Assistants

Ben Jonson Primary School

Harford Street, London, E1 4PZ

Teaching Assistant - Year 1 and Meal Time Supervisor

Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

Eagans Close, London, N2 8GA

Midday Assistants

Trinity School

Heathway, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 7SJ

Teaching Assistant

Wey Valley College

Southway, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8AA

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in London