We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to
the post of Teaching Assistant, supporting students with varying educational
needs and join our hardworking team here at LCS. The
position requires someone who:
- Is caring and patient and able to cater for the
individual needs of the students - social, emotional, communication, language and
- Can support teachers in class with high quality
- Is capable of working in partnership with
teachers and parents.
- Has high expectations of students’ attainment
- Is hard-working, flexible and a good team
- Preferably has some experience of working with
students with Special Educational Needs .
Experience of working in a school environment/similar role, is desirable
for this post. Excellent standards of
literacy and numeracy (GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths), are essential. Please
see the Job Description and Person Specification for more detailed
As a school, we are committed to continuous improvement so that we can continue to evolve to match the changing needs of our students, parents and carers, staff and wider school community. We are keen to utilise the latest thinking and technologies to ensure all our students are best equipped to achieve success in the future.
Our governors and staff are fully committed to serving the needs of our school community in these challenging social times, including continuing to develop the very strong academic performance of our school. If you feel you could contribute to this vision, we would be very pleased to receive your application.
Littleover Community School is an 11-18 comprehensive, community school. We are a Local Authority maintained school and have a positive working relationship with Derby City Council. We are not an Academy and have no current plans to join a new, or existing, Academy chain.
Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds. We have a proud academic and pastoral record and the school is always popular with parents and carers looking for school places, within our own catchment area and beyond.
We currently welcome 295 students into Year 7 each year, giving us a current roll of approximately 1850, including a Sixth form of over 350 students.
Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.
In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
Copies of our Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available at:
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