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GLC Herringham Primary Academy - LSA (Fixed term ending in August 2019)

Type of Position:Learning Support Assistant
Academy:GLC Herringham Primary Academy
Salary:Band 3 Point 8-13 (£15,789 - £18,302) pro rata
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 29/03/2019 9am

Herringham Primary Academy is part of the larger Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards for the whole community. It is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people.

We are looking to appoint a strong, enthusiastic, committed and creative classroom based Learning Support Assistant on a fixed term contract ending in August 2019.

Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly taking direction from the class teachers and SENCo in adapting and planning activities to take students’ learning forward.  Our students’ needs are at the core of the Academy's ethos and successful candidates will be required to support the emotional and social development of the young people they work with.     

Candidates must be able to carry out and write up necessary observations to inform and evaluate the child’s needs. They must be experienced classroom practitioners proactive in dealing with students and identifying groups or individuals who may be falling behind in their learning. 

Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and will have the following:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential;
  • good standard of education; Maths and English GCSE grades A – C, or equivalent;
  • can provide excellent classroom support in literacy, numeracy and behavioural needs;
  • good organisation and inter-personal skills;
  • good knowledge of ICT;
  • be committed to high achievement from students and themselves.  

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description before making an application. Should you wish to apply for the role please download, fill in and send us the application form below. 

Applications should be submitted by 9 am on Friday 29 March 2019


The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment

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LSA - Job description - May 2018 12th Nov 2018 Download
LSA - Person specification - May 2018 12th Nov 2018 Download
Application from HPA 23rd Jan 2019 Download