Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant

London Borough of Croydon

Contract Type:
Term Time Only

Start date:
1st September 2021

£19,274 – £19,623 (at time of writing) dependent on experience and qualifications 

Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm

Coloma Convent Girls’ School in Shirley is recognised as one of the top non-selective secondary schools in the country. We are consistently oversubscribed and have received four ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted and four ‘Outstanding’ Diocesan reports and ‘World Class Schools’ status. Coloma achieved the accolade of ‘Best School in Croydon’ in the Real Schools Guide in 2020.

The Headteacher and Governing Body are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to provide on-going support for pupils with specific access needs to learning. We invite you to become part of our vibrant and engaging learning community, which promotes the highest levels of achievement and endeavours to enable all pupils to become full members of the wider society. We will expect you to engage in the whole life of the school and be able to work flexibly alongside staff and to have excellent oral and written report skills.

We Offer

  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • A school with a strong commitment to all staff.
  • A working environment focused on raising standards for all.
  • The opportunity to work in a team where your skills, enthusiasm and hard work will be appreciated.
  • The opportunity to work within the largest cosmopolitan centre outside of Central London, undergoing substantial redevelopment, growth and change.

Do not be put off applying for a post if you are not a practising Catholic. We welcome applications from colleagues who are supportive of the values of a Catholic School. Many of our staff are members of religious faiths other than Catholic and make an enormous contribution to the well-being of our students.

How to Apply

For more information about Coloma and to download a job description please visit our website www.coloma.croydon.sch.uk.

Closing date:

Sunday 20th June 2021

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage. Coloma reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

Contact details:

Sallie Trembath, Headteacher’s PA. Email: strembath@coloma.croydon.sch.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

Please note: We do not accept applications via agencies.