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Learning Support Assistant

Location
23 Rocktown Road, Knockloughrim, Londonderry, BT45 8QE
College
OneSchool Global UK Knockloughrim and Newry-Run
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£17,500 to £21,500 per annum DOE
Posted
8th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
27th August 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1262627
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
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OneSchool Global UK is part of the OneSchool Global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world with 126 campuses across 20 countries. 

We have a fantastic opportunity at our Knockloughrim campus for an experienced and interactive Learning Support Assistant on a full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent basis. 

Key responsibilities:

  • To support learning and teaching across the curriculum, particularly for pupils with additional support needs 
  • To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This may involve joint-planning with teachers, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals / groups or short term for whole classes across all year groups in the school (Years 3-13) 
  • Deliver specific time limited interventions in small groups or 1:1 
  • Monitor pupils progress and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil's achievement, progress and development 
  • To provide learning support with the context of our Self-Directed Learning Philosophy 
  • To fully engage in active participation in all staff meetings and CPD 
  • Provide pupils with the level and type of support specified by the teacher or LSCO
  • Assess, manage and deliver learning support using knowledge and specialist skills 
  • To work with pupils, understanding how to motivate and encourage them to achieve and develop through the development of their attributes, skills and knowledge 

You will:

  • Have prior experience as a Learning Support Assistant or worked within a similar role 
  • Experience of working with children of relevant age in a learning environment 
  • Have knowledge of SEN (Special Educational Needs)
  • Have GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above / equivalent 
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team and understand classroom roles and responsibilities 
  • Ensure high standards are maintained, progressed and promoted in all areas of work
  • To set an example of positive personal integrity and professionalism, with positive, appropriate and effective communications and relationships at all levels 
  • Uphold and promulgate the OneSchool Global ethos within all areas of responsibility 

We offer:

  • Supportive staff and an involved community who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals 
  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning 
  • Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students 
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students 
  • A competitive salary, company pension contributions and staff referral scheme
  • Professional support from OneSchool Global UK to continually progress and develop your career with our Teacher Training Academy 



Closing date for applications: Midday on Friday 26th August 2022


OneSchool Global UK is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safeguarding Statement:

OneSchool Global UK is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

OneSchool Global UK Knockloughrim and Newry-Run

OneSchool Global UK Knockloughrim and Newry-Run