Learning Support Practitioner

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Learning Support Practitioner


Part- time, Permanent 

Term time + INSET 

33 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm (4pm one day a week)

H3.5,  actual starting salary of £16,911.80 incl. fringe allowance, per annum

Required from April/May 2023

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Support Practitioner to join our existing team of committed and skilled support staff. The ideal candidate will work as part of the SEN team to provide support to those students who need it, either in class, in small groups or on a one-to-one basis.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join our existing support staff at OSA.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to arrange a visit to the school and submit their application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

We would like you to: 

  • Commitment to the safeguarding of children
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  •  Ability to work in a secondary school environment as part of a team and build positive relationships
  •  Minimum of A Level (or equivalent)
  • GCSEs grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science
  •  Willingness to be adaptable and flexible with good sense of humour
  • Be capable of managing difficult situations
  •  Willingness to undergo training
  •  ICT skills

We can offer: 

  • A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school 
  • The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your  professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships 
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of  excellent student attainment and achievement 
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory  Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

How to make an application: 

  • Please read the attached Appointment Brief before completing your application. 
  • To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form  to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge,  experience and training meet the person specification. 
  • The vacancy closes on Monday 17th April 2023 at 9am, however, early application is advised as we reserve the right to  close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found. 
  • Interview date: as soon as possible thereafter
  • If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact The Recruitment Team on  07917 034209 or at?recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk 

Website: www.onslow.herts.sch.uk. / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk 

School Address: Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 8AB 

E-mail: recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk 

Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW Tel: 01923 589699 / 07917 035962


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Contact details

Emma Wright , HR Business Partner
Danes Educational Trust St. Clement Danes School Chenies Road Rickmansworth
Hertfordshire WD3 6EW

Email: ewright@danesedtrust.org.uk
Website: www.onslow.herts.sch.uk
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