5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Actual salary

£18,051.71 - £18,661.63

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

An ELAN LSA is positive, a team player, motivational, flexible, creative, and innovative with a supportive nature, as well as being confident, calm, consistent and resourceful with experience supporting pupils in a classroom environment, with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

You will work closely with the class teacher to resource and adapt planning and support high quality teaching and learning across all subjects. You will help to create learning environments where pupils can expand their knowledge. You will work with the school community to uphold our trust and school values.

You need to beproactive, energetic,and committed to engaging pupils, developing their desire to learn. You will help to inspire them to be confident and independent. You will also need to be calm, patient, sensitive and able to comfort children when they’re upset.

This is both a 1:1 role and a small group work role.

You should:

  • have previous experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other high level needs such as global delay
  • have experience of working with children who have Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • have experience working with children who require a Total Communication Approach
  • have knowledge of how to support communication with strategies such as PECS (Picture Exchange Systems) and Makaton
  • have experience of supporting children with personal care.

What the school offers its staff

Walliscote Primary School is situated in central Weston-super-Mare close to the beach. We are a diverse, strong community educating 4-11 year olds. We have high expectations for all of our children and are looking for inspirational staff to support us in providing the best possible learning

experience for each child in our care. We adopt a whole-school Thrive approach providing emotional support to all of our children and as a member of staff here at Walliscote you will support the community to promote positive mental health, improve children’s ability to learn, and open doors to a brighter future.

Do not miss this superb opportunity to join a supportive and successful team. Please go to: https://walliscote-nsomerset.naht-recruiter.com/

Walliscote Primary School is part of Extend Learning Academies Network (ELAN) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates. It is an offence to apply for a role that requires regulated activity if you are barred from doing so. Any concerns will be reported immediately to the appropriate body. Our safeguarding policy is available on the school website.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Walliscote Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
284 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01934 621954

Arranging a visit to Walliscote Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@walliscote.extendlearning.org.

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