Learning Support Assistants
25 hours a week, term time only (37.6 weeks), Monday – Friday (9.05am – 3.00 pm)
Salary PS3: (£18,013 t0 £18,957 FTE). Starting pro-rata salary - £10,464
Do you have a desire to work as part of a team supporting young people in our school?
We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work with an enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff, providing assistance to students with special needs, enabling them to achieve maximum access to the national curriculum and to integrate as fully as possible in the activities generally undertaken by students at the school.
This is your opportunity to have a real impact on the educational outcomes of our students. You will be working in class, supporting key students to access the curriculum, as well as ensuring that the well-being, behaviour and personal development of students enhances their learning opportunities and life skills.
Previous experience of working with young people would be an advantage. A good level of written and spoken English is required, together with numeracy skills.
Esher high is an excellent, high performing School of choice for its community. We aim to equip our students with the skills to grow into confident, ambitious and responsible citizens ready to face the challenges of the adult world. Our staff are passionate about seeing young people succeed in their subject. Our pupil’s results at KS4 have been consistently improving with the progress of our pupils being routinely above national average.
We offer a full induction programme for all new staff.
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Free parking
• My Staff Shop: A reward scheme for employees of Surrey County Council, includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, discounts off local shops and cinema tickets etc.
• An Employee Assistance Programme (offering around the clock, free, confidential assistance)
• 2-week autumn half term break
We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews before the closing date for strong candidates.
Closing Date: Tuesday 7 December 2021 @ 8.00 am
Interview Date: Interviews will be held within one week of the closing date
Start Date: As soon as possible
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. It is an offence to apply for a role if applicants are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please refer to the Esher Church of England High School website (esherhigh.surrey.sch.uk) - About us/Policies & Documents for further information regarding our Child Protection & Safeguarding policy. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.