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HLTA / Learning Support Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
HLTA Scale 3 (Pts 5-6) dependent on experience Salary £15,094 - £15,367 LSA Scale 2 (Pts 3-4) dependent on experience Salary £14,565 - £14,828
Highams Park School, 34 Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
30.17 hours per week. (Term Time only - 39 Weeks).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/09/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

HLTA / Learning Support Assistant

Required as soon as possible

Term Time Only

HLTA Scale 3 (Pts 5-6) dependent on experience Salary £15,094 - £15,367

LSA 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. 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.



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.

How to apply
Please email the school on HR Manager, or go to our website to find out more. Please complete our application form (download from website) and return by midday on Monday 16 September 2019. Early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly