Learning Support Assistant

Burton End Primary Academy, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 9DE

13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (for duration of maternity leave)


Grade 2 SP 1 - 2 (FTE £18,332 - £18,517 / Actual £11,566 - £11,682 p/a)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for a committed Learning Support Assistant to support learning in our school. You will be joining our EYFS team. This role would require someone who is flexible and can adapt to working with different year groups if required.

Applicants would ideally have achieved at least a level 3 childcare qualification or similar, a GCSE equivalent in English and Maths, and to have experience of working with children.

If you would like to join our friendly and supportive team and help make a difference we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

We can offer:
- a place in a supportive and creative staff team
- friendly, well behaved children with a positive attitude to learning
- a commitment to developing you professionally
- partnerships with other local schools as part of Unity Schools Partnership

For an informal conversation prior to submitting an application, please contact Karen Sheargold, Headteacher, on 01440 702376 or email head@burtonendschool.co.uk.

Closing Date: 09:00am 6th June 2022

Interviews: 08th June 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

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.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/170905TVS

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Supporting documents

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About Burton End Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
415 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01440 702376

Burton End converted to Academy status in November 2014 and takes pupils from 3 to 11 years of age. We are part of the Unity Schools Partnership and are working closely with other academies within the partnership. Our aim is to provide children with a curriculum that enthuses them and provides them with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in today’s society.

Arranging a visit to Burton End Primary Academy

For an informal conversation prior to submitting an application, please contact Karen Sheargold, Headteacher, on 01440 702376 or email head@burtonendschool.co.uk.

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