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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,257 per annum

Actual salary

£15,679 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 2 SP 1

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a committed and passionate Learning Support Assistant to support learning and development within the classroom.

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 anNVQ 3 or equivalent teaching assistant qualification.
  • Further experience with positive handling, language interventions and or autism training would be beneficial to the role.
  • Early years experience preferable.
  • 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.

What the school offers its staff

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 Governor

Commitment to safeguarding

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.
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About Westfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
404 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01440 761697

Arranging a visit to Westfield Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Headteacher@westfieldprimaryacademy.co.uk.

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