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Learning Support Assistant – Level 2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Thomas Gamuel Primary School, Colchester Road, Walthamstow, London. E17 8LG
Working Pattern:
Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/07/2019 at 11:55 AM
Vacancy Description

Learning Support Assistant

Scale 3 Point 5-6

Salary: £ 21,591 - £21,981

Actual Salary


Contract Type


32.5 hours per week

45.6 weeks a year

Job Purpose

  • To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.


Major Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

1         Support for Pupils

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities


  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual

Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes

  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs


  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils


  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher


  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence


  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher


Please contact for further information or call Ms Maretha Cilliers on 0208 520 7031.

 Closing date 15 July 2019

Interviews Wednesday 17th July 2019


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
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