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Lime Tree Primary School
Merstham, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
£24,982 - £33,592 FTE (Pro Rata £19,999 - £26,892)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
14th June 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1420453

Learning Support Staff member required to join our Team!

Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a new HLTA/Cover Supervisor member to enable us to support growth and learning. At Lime tree, we pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of the entire staff body and we proudly promote our passion and desire to assist in the educational development and enhancement of each and every child within our school. We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education and childcare.

The successful candidates will work alongside and support the class teacher to ensure that the child you are supporting is accessing the curriculum and making positive progress in all aspects of their learning. You will liaise closely to ensure that effective support is delivered, during class or play.

About Lime Tree Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Limetree, our cluster includes the following other schools; Southgate Primary School, Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Greenway Junior School, Salfords Primary School, Merstham Primary School .

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development. We have an exciting opportunity for a learning support assistant to join our Ofsted rated ' Outstanding' Primary School Lime Tree Primary school opened in September 2013 and, since opening, we have had a lot of achievements to celebrate. The children, staff, parents and governors have all embraced the mission statement that is summarised in the strap line ‘Learning Together to Achieve Success’.

What we are looking for

  • To ensure effective teaching following the teacher’s planning so children learn as effectively as possible.
  • Clarifying and explaining instructions.
  • Ensuring the resources support the learning and the children are able to use equipment and materials provided.
  • Motivating and encouraging the children as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to children’s needs.
  • Be interested in a career within the school setting and working with children.
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be a confident and clear communicator.
  • Be committed to their development and learning.

Why work at Lime Tree Primary School

  • A supportive and approachable senior management team.
  • An expanding network of Nurseries and Schools.
  • An exciting opportunity to grow and develop
  • Job satisfaction.
  • The opportunity to work in an expanding and developing Educational Trust, GLF.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  •  Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  •  Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  •  42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  •  We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  •  Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  •  Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
  •  Flexible working options
  •  Generous holiday allowance
  •  Work life and family friendly policies
  •  Employee wellbeing initiatives
  •  Access to a staff benefits portal
  •  Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Hours: Full Time Term Time Only 33.5 per week 39 weeks per year Mon - Fri 8.30- 3.30 (4.30 Wednesdays)  

Salary: GLF Specialist £24,982 - £33,592 FTE  (pro rata £19,999 - £26,892 )

Start Date: - Sep 2024 

Closing date for applications: 14/06/2024

Interview date: We will interview as soon as we can once applications have been received,so we may close the application early.   

We positively encourage informal visits and to showing you around our school. You are welcome to contact the school office to discuss anything in further detail.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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