Job description

GSL Education are recruiting for a special needs learning support assistant for a lovely school in Islington to start in September – this role will start on a long term supply basis with a view to going permanent after two terms. 
Special Education Needs and Disabilities Learning and Support Assistant
Salary: £17,329.58-£17,959.83 per annum this is the pro rata rate
Contract term: Fixed term dependent on disabled student remaining on school roll.
Term time only, 30 hours per week (there may also be overtime opportunities)
Benefits if the role becomes permanent will include: generous pension scheme; reduced local gym membership; Cycle to Work scheme; interest free Season Ticket Loans; Employee Assistance Program.
Start Date: 1st September 2021

School Background:
The school’s 2016 ‘outstanding’ OFSTED report and 2019 progress 8 score of 0.82 have established their students’ reputation for academic excellence and they are highly regarded in the local community for their calm, focused learning environment. The school are seeking to appoint a SEND Learning and Support Assistant to join the dedicated inclusion team. Applications are welcome from teaching assistants and recent graduates who are looking to start their careers within education. The school has a proven track record of developing skilled and recently qualified graduates, who are willing to undertake the necessary training for this role. The SEND Learning and Support Assistant will enable a student with a disability to access all educational facilities. They will support them with their specific physical needs as well as helping them to overcome barriers to learning. This role will have a significant impact on supporting the student to fulfil her potential by being able to access the full range of activities and education that the school provides.
If you are interested please contact me on 02077392211 or email me at