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Learning Support Assistant

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£20,835 - £21,210 Pro Rota £14,565 - £14,828
Location:
Highams Park School, 34 Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Term Time
Hours:
30.17 hours per week. Term Time only - 39 Weeks.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
19/07/2019 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
SCH/19/103808
Vacancy Description

Learning Support Assistant
Required for September 2019
Term Time Only

Scale 2 (Pts 3-4) dependent on experience
Salary £14,565 - £14,828

We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Department to work with children with a wide range of special needs including learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders, visual impairment and behavioural and emotional difficulties.

Experience of working with primary age/Downs Syndrome students is highly desirable as intimate care will be required.

Highams Park School is a very successful co-educational 11-18 mixed Academy converter comprehensive school. There is a strong culture of achievement at all Key Stages and with over 80% of Year 13 students progressing onto University at their end of their Level 3 courses. The SEND department supports students across the full subject and age range.

Please email the school on scroft@highamsparkschool.co.uk HR Manager, or go to our website to find out more. Please complete our application form (download from website) www.highamsparkschool.co.uk and return by midday on Friday 19 July 2019.

Early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly

Safeguarding children
We are committed to the safety of our pupils through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children.



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.