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  • Start date details

    To be confirmed with the successful candidate

  • Closing date

    20 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,733.00 Annually (Actual) Actual pro rata salary for 30 hours is £14,577.30

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for caring, nurturing (term time only) Learning Support Assistants who are committed to supporting children's learning both in the classroom and at lunchtime. 

Our ideal candidates will have experience in working with young children, and/or who have experience of working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADD/ADHD or dyslexia in a school setting. This would be desirable but is not essential.

The successful candidates will work alongside a hardworking, dedicated and friendly team.  There are excellent opportunities professional development and there is strong support for staff welfare, including a new staff well-being area.

You will be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, be an effective team member and be able to use your own initiative. 

You must be able to support the distinctive Christian ethos of the school but you do not have to be a practising Christian.

Hours are 8.25am until 3.10pm (30 minutes unpaid breaks), Monday to Friday inclusive. Term time only plus 3 INSET days

Salary – £20,733 FTE,  Actual pro rata salary for 30 hours per week - £14,577.30

Interview date:  To be confirmed

Start date: to be agreed with the successful candidate

All applications must be made using the online form – we do not accept CVs as any part of an application.

Your personal statement should include a brief overview of who you are, your strengths and any work experience and/or education you've had. . Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.

Please note that we will take up references before the interview. It is essential therefore, that all reference details supplied are correct, up to date and include a current email address.

Ashley School is part of The Good Shepherd Trust. Please take the time to look at our website which will give you more information about our school, our ethos, aims and values.

The closing date for this job is Friday 20th October at midday  but applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point before this date.

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our employment practices reflect this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and employment practices reflect this commitment.

The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of Ashley is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, LGC members, Trust directors, visitors, contractors and third-party professionals to share this view. The safeguarding and protection of children is everyone’s responsibility.

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About Ashley Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
588 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Ashley is a large primary school for children aged between 4 and 11 (Reception to Year 6). Since September 2021, we have had three classes in each year group, with 630 pupils in the school. We benefit from a huge site which includes a large playing field and a forest school area, where children experience outdoor learning such as gardening, bee-keeping and scientific study.

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