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Learning Support Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£20,667-22,425 pro rata
Connaught School for Girls, Connaught Road, Leytonstone, London
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
27.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/05/2018 at 10:00 AM
Vacancy Description




Headteacher: Ms Sally Walker  

Telephone         020 8539 3029

Fax                   020 8558 3827



Learning Support Assistant – (Personal Care)

Required for September 2018

Scale 4 Point 18-21 – Term Time Only

27.5 hours per week  

You are invited to apply to join our high achieving, multicultural school which was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2016.  

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant who will provide support for students as identified by the Special Needs department. This may involve 1.1, small group work or supporting in class. This role may also involve providing personal and intimate care.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person who is passionate about supporting students. The successful candidate will have good levels of literacy and numeracy and a willingness to learn and develop their skills.  

If you believe that you can help students to achieve success both within and beyond the taught curriculum we would welcome your application.  

Connaught School is an over- subscribed school for girls aged 11- 16 in Leytonstone.  

Being a small, 4 form entry school enables us to offer our students a personalised learning experience:  

  • We are a high achieving school producing excellent rates of student progression and examination results
  • We are fully committed to girls education as we believe the girls thrive and develop in a single sex environment
  • Standards of student behaviour is outstanding
  • Our school ethos is one of inclusivity and high expectations.  

If you think this is the post for you, please complete the application pack found on our website.  

Candidates are invited to contact Annette Kent (Head’s P.A) to arrange an informal tour of the school which does not form part of the shortlist procedures.  

In line with our Safeguarding Policy and commitment to promoting the welfare of our pupils, this appointment will be subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references  

The closing date for applications is 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 and the Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th June 2018

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.

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