Eagle House School (Mitcham)



Learning Support Assistants (South London)

Learning Support Assistants (South London)

Fixed term contract from September 2019 to 21st July 2020 (with potential to move to a permanent contract)

Salary £16,000 to £18,000 per annum pro rata (Dependent on skills and experience)

 Eagle House School (Mitcham) is an independent specialist co-educational day school providing primary and early year’s education for learners, aged 4 to 11 years with an autism spectrum disorder (including Aspergers syndrome) and associated social and communication difficulties. Many of our learners have complex needs and behaviour associated with their autism.

Our school currently has positions for resilient Learning Support Assistants. We are therefore currently seeking reliable, hard -working and flexible Learning Support Assistant’s to join our established specialist autism primary school.

The position will involve:

  • Supporting Class teachers to offer a broad-based, appropriate curriculum
  • Assisting with the supervision of children outside of classroom activities e.g. meal times and recreation times

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who have:

  • an understanding of/interest in autism
  • experience of working with children or vulnerable adults in an education or care setting
  • an ability to work as part of a team and to use their initiative to support and implement the Eagle House approach to helping pupils who have a range of needs associated with having autism
  • a passion for supporting children to help them manage their challenging behaviours and an ability to stay very calm in challenging situations
  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

At Eagle House School (Mitcham), we recognise that successful learning is achieved through positive experiences and strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each child. At the core of our teaching and learning is the Eagle House Approach, which has been developed specifically for learners with autism and brings together the ‘best of the best’ approaches. This approach is supported by our in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, which comprises speech & language therapists, occupational therapists, a behaviour support specialist, music therapist and yoga therapist and is led by our clinical psychologist. We are looking for candidates interested in working as part of this dynamic team.

Hours will be Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm and Friday 8.15am to 3.30pm, during term time only.

The successful candidate will automatically be enrolled onto our private Health Care Plan.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for the role please complete an application form found on our website or contact the Human Resources Department on 0208 770 7788 or email CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

Closing date: TBC Interview date: TBC


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