SEND Learning Support Assistant

Harris Federation
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Learning Support Assistant (SEND) to work with students who are statemented and on the SEND register. You will be fully committed to all aspects of our academy's vision and our core values. You will be joining a team of dedicated staff who are committed to going the extra mile to help make a real difference to the students at our Academy.

Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is the number one school in Bromley for progress and one of the most successful schools in the country, with progress being amongst the top 1% of schools this year at +1.09 (Progress 8 2017). We are very proud of our academic and cultural achievements and are ambitious about the future.

What we are looking for:

  • A driven and passionate person
  • The ability to learn from feedback and keen to constantly improve and develop
  • High expectations and an unwavering belief that every child can achieve their best
  • Commitment to working in partnership with teachers, parents and the community
  • The ability to motivate students in your care to excel
  • A calm, well organised and self-confident person with excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to your own professional development

For a full job description, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.

Why work at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley?

  • The number one school in Bromley for progress, and among the top 1% of schools in the country
  • We offer excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • A range of staff benefits including free membership of a healthcare scheme
  • New and recently refurbished buildings with state of the art facilities
  • A warm supportive and friendly working environment

At Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley we aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve her personal best in a creative and enterprising culture where learning comes first. Through the development of our learning ethos of CORE, we encourage the girls to become Committed, Optimistic, Resilient and Enterprising.

We believe that every girl can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and enterprise and a dedication to being the best that they can be.

Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is an outstanding school. Our examination results places amongst the very best in the country and we believe that with high quality teaching and support our girls will become responsible and successful in their chosen paths. We believe that teaching is a craft and continually strive to become even better at it; our high quality CPD supports ambitious and hardworking colleagues to make a real difference to the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your subject, committed to your own learning and keen to make a difference; this could be the academy for you.

The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you excellent training opportunities to support your career development. We are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development and a vibrant learning community giving all the opportunities to excel. In addition to our own programmes, our professional learning is closely aligned with the Federation and we are able to offer a full range of development including Masters and NPQH.

For further information or to arrange a visit to the academy, please e-mail Miss Clair Standing on . For information about Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley, please visit or follow us on Twitter @HarrisBromley.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.