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  • Expected start date

    1 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part-time
33 hours per week / 38 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (Fixed term to 31/08/2022)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£17,842 - £18,933 per annum
Actual salary
£13,165 - £13,962 per annum

Job summary

  • We are seeking to appoint a committed and passionate Learning Support Assistant to support learning and development in our school.

    Do you have any of the following qualities?


    • Passion and a commitment to supporting our vulnerable children and young people.

    • The enthusiasm to provide personalised learning experiences to children with SEND

    • Have a calm, patient and encouraging manner, with an ability to make learning fun.

    • An ability to be self-motivated and manage time effectively in order to maximise children's learning time.

    • Flexible and willing to support children in a variety of situations.

    • It is essential that the applicant has good English/Maths skills and should preferably hold an NVQ 3 or equivalent teaching assistant qualification.

    • Further experience with positive handling, language interventions and or autism training would be beneficial to the role.

    • Have particular experience of supporting children with significant SEN needs, including ASD, ADHD, SEMH needs.

    • Be able to differentiate when leading learning.

    • Be flexible and prepared to use their initiative.

    • Be committed to their own professional development.

      In turn, we can offer you:


    • A friendly and welcoming team

    • A leadership team with vision and drive

    • Wonderful children who love their school

    • A wide range of expertise and experience

    • Opportunities to share your strengths and learn with others

    • A school that believes in continuing professional development

    • Supportive and caring Senior Leaders and Governors

      Please contact Headteacher Fiona-Catherine Thompson on 01440 761697 or email on ht@westfieldprimaryacademy.co.uk for more information.

      Closing date: 09:00am, Friday 24th September 2021
      Interview date: Monday 27th September 2021

      To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/148024TVS

      If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/148024INT

      Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

      Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

      Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.


    Applying for the job

    To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/148024TVS

    If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/148024INT

    Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

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    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    Primary
    School size
    391 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Contact phone number
    01440 761697

    About Westfield Primary Academy

    At Westfield our aim is to provide a safe and happy environment where all pupils can learn, grow and succeed to the best of their ability. We are extremely proud of our academy and believe it provides an excellent environment in which pupils can grow and learn together in order to achieve to the best of their ability.

    We have top class facilities which enable children to learn and grow in a large, spacious, modern building with ample grounds. We have two large halls, a large on-site kitchen, three playgrounds and a sizeable school field.

    We are two form entry setting and can accommodate 60 children in each year group from Reception to Y6.

    Arranging a visit to Westfield Primary Academy

    Please contact Headteacher Fiona-Catherine Thompson on 01440 761697 or email on ht@westfieldprimaryacademy.co.uk for more information.

    School location

    Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 0BW

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