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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 May 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 35 hrs per week - 39 weeks per year – term time only Monday – Friday - 08:30 – 16:00

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale 4 (spine points 8-10) (£27,507 - £28.419 Pro-Rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an experienced support assistant committed to improving the lives of children and young people with additional needs?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated and highly skilled inclusion team. Rushey Green has a designated resource base for children with social emotional and mental health needs.

We are looking for an experienced support assistant to join Rushey Green, to assist in managing the provision, including supporting the senco with all relevant administration duties, running interventions, making good use of effective resources, and helping to maintain the high standards of teaching, learning and achievement for all pupils.


  • Prioritise workload to ensure completion to specific deadlines
  • Support SENCO with responding to emails, letters and telephone enquiries in relation to SEND
  • Make a significant contribution to EHCP applications and assessment of additional needs.
  • Support children to overcome barriers to learning
  • Working together with families to support their children access to education
  • Work closely with external agencies
  • Promote an inclusive culture

Essential criteria:

  • Good knowledge of specialist area of SEMH
  • Relevant experience within an administration role
  • Good knowledge of administration practices and EHCP applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Good IT skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills

Other qualities you might like to consider

  • is dedicated to providing a highly efficient support service
  • is exceptionally organised and efficient, paying attention to detail
  • has excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility in demanding situations
  • has the ability to lead and manage a committed school administration team
  • is able to provide a friendly and warm welcome to our supportive parents, governors and the wider community


What the school offers its staff

we can offer:

  • Working within a supportive leadership team - Highly skilled SENCO and Pastoral Manager
  • Commitment to Training and development
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About Rushey Green Primary School

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

3 Form entry Primary with Nursery

Arranging a visit to Rushey Green Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@rusheygreen.lewisham.sch.uk.

School location

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