Senior LSA (EAL)
Esher High is an excellent performing school and is proud to be part of Enlighten Learning Trust (ELT). 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.
28 hours a week, term time only (37.6 weeks)
Fixed term contract from March 2023 - March 2024 with potential to extend
Salary PS6: (£27,897 to £30,048 FTE). Starting pro-rata salary £18,152
Do you have a desire to work as part of a team supporting young people in our school?
We are looking for a Senior Learning Support Assistant 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. The department has 2 Senior LSAs in post already and we are looking to recruit a 3rd. Currently, each Senior LSA manages 1 or 2 areas strands of SEND. This position would involve overseeing the provision of students with English as an Additional Language (EAL) including interventions as well as supporting them in classrooms. Any experience of supporting of students with EAL within primary, secondary or another setting would be advantageous, however, we are willing to provide full training.
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. We offer a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff.
Please refer to the Job Description for further details regarding this role and how to apply. We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews and appointing before the closing date for strong candidates.
Closing Date: 19 February 2024 @8AM
Interview Date: Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of the closing date
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 following link for further information regarding our Child Protection & Safeguarding policy Esher Church of England High School - Policies & Documents (esherhigh.surrey.sch.uk). Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.