EYFS Learning Support Assistant

St Ursula's E-ACT Academy, Bristol, BS9 4DT

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 September 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    6 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

salary range of £15,577.51 - £16,206.95 (Full Time Equivalent £19,650 - £20,444)

EYFS Learning Support Assistant job summary

St Ursula's E-ACT Academy: EYFS Learning Support Assistant (Permanent)

Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not even know exists yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is no thing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work within our EYFS team providing general and specific assistance to pupils under the direction, guidance and direct supervision of the classroom teacher. The contract on offer is permanent and full time, and we require the successful candidate to commence employment as soon as onboarding processes are completed.

The salary for the role is Scale Points 5-7 dependant on experience, which equates to an actual salary range of £15,577.51 - £16,206.95 (Full Time Equivalent £19,650 - £20,444)

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working in a EYFS class setting
  • Have a working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and its assessment;
  • Able to inspire and support children to become active, independent thinkers and learners.
  • Able to understand and be sensitive to the needs of very young children.
  • A person who has a strong belief in the effectiveness of teamwork.
  • Committed to high standards of early years classroom practice.
  • Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and establish positive relationships with pupils, parents, governors and staff.
  • A play based learning environment where children’s well-being and involvement is paramount
  • Be expected to meet with parents to provide feedback on the pupil’s progression as a key worker

We can offer you:

  • A play based learning environment where children’s well-being and involvement is paramount
  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • A group of children with a passion for learning
  • local government pension scheme
  • Free support from our employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Under the EYFS Framework guidelines, depending on when you obtained your Level 3 qualification you may not be suitable for this post, as we need you to be included in the pupil/staff ratio. Can we please ask that you check the below framework guide which will provide links to check if your qualification allows you to apply for this role:


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About St Ursula's E-ACT Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
565 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Our Academy - St Ursula’s E-ACT Primary Academy

A vibrant primary academy surrounded by beautiful grounds in Westbury-On-Trym, Bristol. From Reception to Year 6 we offer all of our children a safe, happy and fulfilling education.

Come join our team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

A great place to live and work

Twice named the best city in Britain to live in by The Sunday Times, Bristol is also home to five E-ACT academies. The city has its own unmistakable identity, and has a thriving current and historical arts scene, not to mention some of the country’s strongest green credentials.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Sunday 25th September 2022 at 18:00. Interview date has not yet been confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be informed directly.

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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