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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: We have a couple of positions One will be 16 hours and the other will require more hours

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 1 Step 1

What skills and experience we're looking for

Support students and teaching staff in the learning environment.

Support may include one-to-one support with literacy, language skills and numeracy, or it may be providing support in the form of note-taking in class, “talking to tape” or providing individual or group support in the classroom under the guidance of teaching staff. Flexibility is key. However, where possible, we utilise people’s strengths when deciding the environment in which they are placed.


 Assist students in the location and use of learning resources, including IT based and multi-media facilities.

 Work with individual students or small groups of students to deliver an agreed programme devised by academic staff.

 Enable the students to successfully undertake his/her studies.

 Support students in class.

 Take a proactive role in promoting positive behaviour by students, adopt a consistent approach in dealing with student discipline in accordance with School policy and advise academic and/or senior staff of any issues relating to student discipline.


 Support teaching staff in the delivery of learning programmes.

 Provide support in the form of notetaking, one-to-one guidance or specific skills improvement as required.

 Work in partnership with teaching staff to support student learning and curriculum delivery

 Report regularly to the academic staff on student progress.

 Accompany teachers and students on residential and non-residential visits during and outside normal hours.

Purpose of Job Main Responsibilities


 Participate in the Professional Development Programme and undertake training as required, including all areas of office technology.

 Be available to assist in enrolment procedures, which may require additional hours including evenings and weekends, for example during the Autumn Term.


 Participate in relevant staff meetings.

 Participate in parents' evenings, open days and social functions during and outside normal hours.

 Keep up-to-date with Quality Improvement initiatives and to be aware of, and meet, service standards for the Faculty or Division.

 Propose any ideas that may help to promote and extend the School’s reputation and efficient running of the School.

 Work safely, consider the safety of others and work within the guidelines stated in the School Health and Safety Policy.

 Work flexibly, which may include evenings, open days, parents' evenings and possibly weekends. Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, as required to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Department/Section.

EQUALITIES Ensure implementation and promotion in employment and service delivery of the Council’s equal opportunities policies and statutory responsibilities.

CHILDREN’S STANDARD To ensure the best outcomes for Westminster's children, employers in the City Council area have produced a "Westminster Standard" for all members of the children's workforce. This Standard will ensure that all staff working with our children are: "representative of the Westminster community, flexible, competent and confident, ready to listen to children and their carers, work in partnership with users and colleagues, and committed to safeguarding and providing the best possible service for children, as well as promoting their health and wellbeing"

What the school offers its staff

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS Band 1 Step 1 - Term time only Required for September 2024

The Governors of this successful school, which has a very caring ethos, invite applications to work as a Learning Support Assistant.

We currently have a range of positions working one to one to support children with identified special educational needs across the school.

One of the positions will be 16 hours across five days and other will require more hours.

Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience of working with pupils with special educational needs. However, we are willing to provide training for the right candidates so we are looking for enthusiastic people who are open to participating in appropriate professional development opportunities.

The successful candidate will be:

 committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of the school

 reliable, flexible and able to work as part of a team

 an effective communicator with a positive attitude and high standards of numeracy and literacy

 enthusiastic about working and playing with children

The school offers the opportunity to:

 work in close partnership with a dedicated and supportive staff and Governing body

 develop your career in a beautiful school with excellent facilities and positive links with parents and the vibrant local community

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.stvincentsprimary.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2024 at midday

Interviews: Wednesday 17th July 2024

We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau).

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau).

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About St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Governors of this outstanding school, which has a very caring ethos, invite applications from enthusiastic teachers to join a professional, dedicated, hardworking and supportive team.

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