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Learning Assistant

  • Full time, term time only
  • Permanent
  • From £26,000 FTE (Actual Salary £20,880)
  • Required ASAP
  • Closing date: 26th August, 9am

Sutton High School are currently seeking an experienced Learning Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis, supporting a named senior school pupil in receipt of an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP).

Providing individual attention, reassurance and help, you will encourage the pupil to achieve their full potential, ensuring they are appropriately supported in their learning be it academic, practical, behavioural or social.

With a recognised TA qualification i.e. NVQ, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC, or equivalent relevant experience in an educational setting, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to listen, empathise and build strong, positive relationships with children and staff alike.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Prep Schools are among the top schools in the country.

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why work at Sutton High School?

The School is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice.

Employee benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further information and to apply for this position, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 26th August 2021 at 9am.

Interviews will take place week commencing 23rd August 2021 and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy if a suitable candidate is appointed before the closing date. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as quickly as possible.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.