Website Woodmansterne School

Learning Support assistant sought for all-through school in Streatham

Salary: NJC Scale 4 – points 7 to 10 (£24705- £26064) – pro rata for part-year working
Position type: Full-time – 39 weeks per year (during school terms)
To start: To be confirmed

For further details about this position or to arrange a school visit: Please contact Emma-Louise King by telephone on 020 8764 1825 or by email

To apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted

Applications close: 9am, Monday 5th December 2022
Interviews: Thursday 8th December 2022

We are looking for a creative, motivated and excellent Learning Support Assistant who would relish the opportunity to join our innovative and committed Inclusion team. You will be fundamental in contributing to this vibrant local community within the Local Authority’s first all-through school for children and young people aged 3 to 19 in South London.

Woodmansterne has a diverse and vibrant community and as a school we benefit from a rich variety of cultures and traditions. As a growing school, we are looking to extend our team further and employ exceptional staff who share our values and determination to ensure that Woodmansterne pupils receive a first-class education.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • has recent experience of working in a school setting; primary or secondary
  • can use their knowledge and specialist skills to assess the English levels of pupils and plan specific support for pupils learning English as an additional language
  • is an excellent practitioner with very high expectations of what can be achieved
  • has a good understanding of child development and learning processes to support and drive the development of our pupils’ love of learning and aspiration
  • has the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations – verbal and written and can use ICT effectively to support learning
  • the ability to work constructively as part of a team and commit to the school’s ethos, aims and school environment with a positive, flexible can-do attitude
  • the ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing and demanding environment, prioritising conflicting work demands

Our strong and experienced leadership team are committed to providing an exceptional and enriching education for all our young people.

Tagged as: Professional and Support

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