Position: Learning Support Assistant
Start Date: September 2019
Subject: Support across all subject areas
School: Ofsted "Outstanding" Secondary School
Age range: Key Stage 3/4 and Key stage 5
Type: 11-18 mixed comprehensive with approx. 1200 students.
Results: Above 80% A*-C 2018.
Salary: £85 - £100 per day
Duration - Year long position, possible Permanent role after a year.
Horizon Teachers is working in partnership with an Outstanding Secondary School in Southwark who are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work at the school for the entire 2019/2020 academic year. As a Learning Support Assistant you will be working within a dynamic and well committed Learning Support Department.
One LSA working at the school quoted "This has been a positive experience and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to work in a school...Since I've started work as well I've been supported with him being very quick to respond to messages or calls...I highly recommend Horizon teachers for those looking for a quick and easy path into teaching."
On offer to all Learning Support Assistants;
- An Excellent daily rate starting at £85 and increasing to over £100 per day.
- A strong supportive team to work in.
- The possibility of a Permanent contract in 2020.
- The ability to gain valuable experience that could lead to teacher training in 2020.
- Continuous support from Horizon Teachers.
The position is a temporary contract to start in September 2019 in an Excellent Secondary School in Southwark. The successful candidate will be based in the SEN department supporting pupils across all Key stages and in all subject areas however the school would look to use your specialism so if you have a degree in a specific area there would be the opportunity to work in that subject area. Within lessons you will be supporting small groups of KS3/4 pupils with their education and understanding of each subject and enable them to achieve their full potential.
This Secondary School is an Outstanding average sized school with a 6th form. All students are making excellent progress. The school received Outstanding' grading by Ofsted in their last 2 inspections. The Headteacher, Senior leadership team and teaching staff have, over recent years, combined to foster a hugely positive learning and nurturing environment for its pupils. All pupils out perform their peers in other schools in the borough, and develop into positive role models full of ambition and enthusiasm for their future. If you were successful, you will be working alongside outstanding teachers to support you within your career.
The SENCO is looking for a candidate who can bring proactivity/ flexibility and be a good team member for highly successful department.
The successful candidate will need to be confident, enthusiastic and be able to demonstrate the ability to work with KS3/KS4. You will have experience, commitment and ability to work with students, parents or carers, teaching and support staff as well as other agencies. The school offers a solid CPD program and give the opportunity for the schools direct program for future teachers. You will need a DBS check less than 3 years old or be willing to do a new on quickly with us.
If you can demonstrate the below qualities apply with your CV and references:
- Excellent personal management skills
- Have some Support experience within the last 2 years
- High level of education - degree essential in Maths /Science
- Prior experience working with children aged 11-16
- Ability to be able to access the school curriculum
- Be flexible and proactive within your school day
Interviews process will commence ASAP so please apply with an up to date CV.
Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.
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