Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant

Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4.00pm, Term Time only

£19,613 – £20,329 (at time of writing) dependent on experience and qualifications

London Borough of Croydon

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Start date:
1st September 2022

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 a very popular choice within the borough and other local boroughs. In October 2019 Coloma received its fifth ‘Outstanding’ Diocesan Inspection report and in 2021 was named ‘Best School in Croydon’ in the Real Schools Guide. We are now on a journey of rapid improvement with a genuine commitment to being even better and serving the whole local community.

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 community which is on a rapid journey of improvement with a genuine commitment to being even better.
  • A school with a strong commitment to your professional development.
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and 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

Queries should be sent by email to The School Business Manager – jfrancis@coloma.croydon.sch.uk

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.   

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.