Danesfield Manor School
Learning Support Assistant
Part Time, 27.5 Hours per week
We are currently looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our support staff team. This is a great opportunity for a passionate individual to join our school. With our school thriving we require an additional Learning Support Assistant, this is a part time position working 27.5 hours per week, 41.6 weeks a year.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Learning Support Assistant who will be able to provide support both in and outside the classroom.
Located in Walton on Thames, Danesfield Manor School is a one form entry school educating boys and girls from the age of 2 – 11 years of age. With strong values and growth mindset approach to learning, we empower our pupils with excellent knowledge, extensive vocabulary and innate confidence. We believe that a values based education enriches our teaching and learning, allows our pupils to achieve beyond their own expectations and prepares them for their life-long journey beyond Danesfield.
The successful candidate should be passionate about children’s learning.
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will be able to join our excellent team of staff. We would like to hear from you if you;
Have experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEND) in a primary school setting.
Have GCSE or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English.
Have a qualification as recognised by the National Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning (NOS-STL).
Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of children.
Have an interest in how children learn and behave.
Can be a role model for students both in the classroom and around school
Genuinely care about children, particularly those who find learning and managing their behaviour difficult.
Have training in aspects of SEND, i.e. ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism or experience of supporting pupils with those needs
Having in school experience is essential for this position, if you have any of the following this will be looked upon favourably.
Experience in delivering 1:1 or small group booster session in literacy and numeracy.
Experience working with children with EAL.
Experience with gifted and talented children.
At Danesfield Manor School all staff work together as a very strong team. You will be supported and welcome. In addition all Inspired Learning Group staff also benefit from;
Annual salary review
Professional Development and Training opportunities with the prospect of career and salary progression as our business grows
Ongoing coaching from the management team
Childcare fee discount
Refer a friend scheme up to £750
Health cash plan covering 10 healthcare benefits and services such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world.
Employee Assistance Programme.
We look forward to your application. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.
Danesfield Manor School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: Up to £10,982.40 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Walton-on-Thames: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: One location