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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,385.00 Annually (Actual) Scale C4 (£23,114 per annum pro rata) Actual salary £17,385 per annum

1:1 Learning Support Assistant job summary

1:1 Learning Support Assistant

  • Scale C4 (£23,114 per annum pro rata)

  • Actual salary £17,385 per annum

  • Part- Time, Temporary (pupil specific)

  • 32.5 hours per week

  • Term time plus one week

We need a passionate and determined Learning Support Assistant to work with our wonderful pupils. One position will be available for a year 4 pupil and another position is available for a pupil in reception class. You will be required to accompany the children throughout lunchtimes.

 You will:

  • Be a kind, caring person, who knows that children learn best in an inclusive environment.

  • Have experience in working with children with different learning needs, particularly experience of working with children on the autistic spectrum, ADHD and social and emotional challenges. 

  • Be flexible and adaptable. 

  • Have experience of how to use creative and innovative strategies to engage children in school life and learning. 

  • Have patience and resilience when dealing with children who demonstrate challenging behaviours.

  • Have excellent communication skills.

  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team.

In return we offer a vibrant school community and a supportive team. As part of the Broad Horizons Education Trust, we are also committed to your professional development.  

Broad Horizons Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

The contract for this role would be linked to the length of time the child remains with us in the school.

Please contact Helen Plowman, Headteacher, for more information on Please call 01603 452196 to have a conversation with the headteacher or arrange a visit to the school after 3:30pm.  We would love to hear from you!

Select the ‘Apply now’ button and enter your details.

Please include in the personal statement section of your application why you believe you are suitable for this role in terms of skill, experience and personal qualities.

You must “Submit” your fully completed application by the closing date/time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date depending on the success of candidates. 

Closing Date:        Friday 22nd September 2023

Interviews:        TBC

Start date:              As soon as possible

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations. Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bluebell Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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