St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls, Carshalton, Surrey
Learning Support Assistant
Salary Point: 9 - 17 £16,005 - £18,582 pro rata per annum dependant on experience
St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls in Surrey is a thriving Technology, Language and Leadership Partner College with highly motivated pupils and staff. The school has 1,275 pupils with 295 in the Sixth Form.
Our Ofsted report from March 2008 says "St Philomena's is an exceptional school."
2010-2011 GCSE results: • 94.2% 5 A•-C • 81.5% 5 A•-C (inc En & Ma) • 40.3% A•-A 2010-2011
A-Level results: • 41.1% A•-A • 67.5% A•-B
Overall Purpose of Post
We are seeking to appoint a flexible Learning Support Assistant with a "can do" attitude for a 1-year contract to start in September.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities
You will work under the instructions of the SENCO/Classroom Teacher, usually in the classroom, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. You will also deliver support programmes in 1:1 or small group situations as well as strategies for pupils with specific needs. You will undertake pupil record keeping as requested and report to the class teacher on pupil progress as agreed. You will be part of an outstanding school making a major contribution to the schools' continued success.
Experience - Essential/Desirable
- Recent experience of working with or caring for children of secondary school age
Skills - Essential/Desirable
- Good Literacy and Numeracy skills - Ability to relate well to children and adults - Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understand classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position in these. - Ability to take on basic clerical duties, eg photocopying, filing and record keeping - Excellent communication skills, verbal and written - Flexibility to take on other tasks as and when requested and possess a "can do" attitude.
Further details and an application form are available from Tarja Aila at our partner Capita Education Resourcing, tel. 0800 022 3829 or email . Please also go to our website www.stphils.co.uk for further details.
Visits are warmly welcomed - please contact Tarja Aila to arrange.
Closing date: 12.00pm, 29th June 2012.
Interviews: Week beginning Monday 2nd July 2012.
School address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3PS
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