• Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
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1-2-1 In Class/Out of Class Learning Support Assistants

£16,518 - £17,878 per annum (FTE £21,244 - £22,993 per annum)
Grafham Grange School, Guildford, GU5 0LH
34 hours per week - 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am – 3.00pm Friday - Term Time only
Closing Date: 30/09/2019

Job Details

You will be required to plan and deliver 1-2-1 support programmes for promoting student’s learning and emotional literacy both in class and out of class under the direction of the work of the SENCO.




1to1 PALS Assistant Daytime September 2019

Person Specification

Qualifications and training should include:

  • Relevant qualification to support the literacy and numeracy progress of student
  • English and Mathematics at GCSE grade c or above or equivalent
  • Driving Licence

You should also possess the following experience and skills:

  • Experience of working with children
  • Experience of working with children and families from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Working as part of a team
  • Behaviour management strategies
  • Detailed working knowledge of safeguarding procedures
  • Experience of working with parents and carers, outside agencies, in partnerships and collaboration to secure achievement, enrichment opportunities and resources for children

Further Information

Grafham Grange School is a special needs academy located in the Surrey countryside, 20 minutes from Guildford. We provide an all-round education for students aged 10-16.

With our committed support and guidance, our students manage to overcome significant barriers to learning, acquiring the skills and competencies to re-join mainstream or post-16 education with a broad spectrum of qualifications and thereby building themselves better futures.

The school is extremely well supported in its continual drive for excellence through its Governing Body and OHCAT. The school is committed to CPD across its staff teams.

Further details and how to apply

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school or phone Anna French for an informal discussion prior to submitting an application. Informal visits can be arranged by phoning the School Office on 01483 892214. Applicants must have their own transport due to the rural location of the school.

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form to schooloffice@grafham-grange.co.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date:  9.00am on Monday 30th September 2019

Interview Date: week commencing Monday 7th October 2019

We reserve the right to appoint outstanding candidates prior to the closing date.

Appointments made are subject to a probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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