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Learning Support Assistant – Event Linked - Sellincourt Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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32.5 hours per week (8.45 am to 3.45pm)
Term Time Only (39 weeks) (38 weeks + 5 INSET days)
Required to start September 2024

“This is an extremely happy and harmonious place, where pupils are safe and enjoy coming to school.”

”Staff feel very well supported and highlight the strong community that leaders have created.” Good Ofsted – February 2023.  

Sellincourt is a friendly, successful primary school that thrives on creativity. Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Are you passionate about building relationships with children? Do you place importance on team work and believe that supporting children requires a collaborative and holistic approach? Would you welcome the challenge of career development and training? An opportunity to join our highly motivated and passionate team as a Learning Support Assistant has become available. 

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to provide support for primary aged pupils with a range of learning needs with the potential to achieve in line with their peers.  You would be required to help the class teacher with classroom organisation and administration as well as supporting the individual child on the playground to interact and play well with their peers.  This post is event linked which means if the child you are assigned to leaves the school or no longer requires one to one support, the post will cease.  

You will be required to support children’s learning and development, help to plan and organise activities and the learning environment as well as contribute to the overall ethos of the school.  You will also be required to participate in training and other learning activities as necessary. 

Experience of working with children with SEN is desirable and you should have experience of working with children in a mainstream educational or similar setting. You should be able to demonstrate knowledge/understanding of the needs of such pupils described above.  You will need to have good verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to helping children to achieve their best.

You will be joining a hardworking and friendly team and you will be provided with support, guidance and training organised by our SENCo and our Learning Support Assistant mentor.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

For further details, please contact Rahat Nazam-Ud-Din by phone on 020 8672 6796 option 0 or by email

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email or by post.

Closing date: Thursday 4th July 2024 (at noon)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to a DBS check.  

CVs are not accepted.

Sellincourt Primary School
Sellincourt Road
Tooting, London 
SW17 9SA
Tel: 020 8672 6796
Fax: 020 8672 6057
Headteacher:  Miss Hayley Clayton

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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