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Newland House is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Educational Charity.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For roles that amount to regulated activity with children the post will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Your attention is drawn to the school's Safeguarding Policy, Recruitment Policy and other supporting documentation accessible on the right hand side of this page.

All applications should be sent to Mrs Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager (Tel: 020 8865 1231) by email to asoni@newlandhouse.net by the closing date for the role.

No CVs will be accepted.

Current vacancies

Learning Support Assistant

Apply by:  21 June 2022

Employment Commences: September 2022

Contract type: full-time term time

Salary:  School’s own scale between £18,760 p.a. and £21,096 p.a. Dependent on skills and experience

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will provide full-time one to one support to a pupil in Year 1 in term time only. Although the person will be employed by the school, this support will be privately funded by the parent in order for their child to access all areas of the school curriculum and enhance her achievement. You will assist in a range of support activities in relation to her needs, safeguarding, care, health and wellbeing to ensure a safe and secure environment for her.

The ideal candidate will be required to work under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support using the strategies recommended in the Personal Support Plan.  

We are looking for:

  • A dedicated, hardworking professional to provide one-to one support.  
  • Someone with experience of working with pupils with additional needs and in particular Autism.
  • An individual with high personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Patience with a flexible approach and positive attitude.
  • A respect for the school’s ethos, aims and values.

We offer:

  • An excellent working environment with good resources
  • Supportive colleagues and community
  • Free lunch
  • Non-contributory pension
  • Cycle to work scheme

Duties will include liaising with teaching staff, outside agencies, parents/carers and schools.  You are required to have a flexible and professional approach to your work, possessing sound interpersonal and communication.  You will need the ability to work as part of a team whilst demonstrating that you can use your own initiative to work independently, without close supervision.  

We are awaiting funding from the Local Authority for the full-time support of this pupil but until that is agreed, the child’s parent will provide full funding. If the support hours for this learner reduces, or the learner leaves the school the contract hours will also be reduced or ended.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in week commencing 27 June 2022

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post include:

§  To be the one to one support for a child with special educational needs.

§  To liaise with parents.

§  To promote the general progress and well-being of individual pupils.

§  Encourage pupils’ participation in other aspects of school life.

§  To be vigilant in preventing bullying and work swiftly to resolve incidents of bullying, following the school’s Anti-Bullying Policy.

§  To promote and safeguard the welfare of the pupils.

§  To maintain a constant awareness of all issues relating to child protection.

§  To alert staff members to problems experienced by pupils and those concerned with the welfare of individual pupils after consultation with the appropriate staff.

This role amounts to regulated activity with children.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children."