Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- £12,565 OR £7,540
Learning Support Assistant job summary
The Governors and Principal are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants across the
school. The roles available are working predominantly 1:1 in either primary or secondary, or
as classroom support in primary. The part time roles are currently Monday – Wednesday or
Wednesday – Friday, but there could be some flexibility. Previous experience is desirable but
not essential. The successful candidate would have a passion for nurturing, challenging and
inspiring pupils so all make excellent progress.
You need to be able to work as part of a small team and be expected to contribute to its
development, have a positive attitude towards personal development and the ability to
The role of a Learning Support Assistant includes:
Supporting children with their learning and personal development both individually and in groups
Fostering good behaviour and care and consideration for others and the learning environment
Providing focussed support for children with identified special needs
Support teaching and learning inside and outside of the classroom by working with identified children and focus groups
Delivering intervention programmes set by the class teacher and report on the progress made by pupils
Contributing to the assessment and progress of pupil’s learning and the maintenance of records
Supporting school events, trips and visits
Supporting the classroom teachers as required, such as maintaining the learning environment, presentation of pupil’s work and assisting with the planning of activities
Undertake break, lunch and other duties as required
Deliver basic first aid if needed (training will be provided).
Supporting the school achieve its aims by:
being aware of and following relevant school procedures and policies
promoting positive links between home and school and the wider community
respecting the sensitivity and confidentiality of information about the pupils and the school in general
being aware of daily and forthcoming events
Implement and support the daily routines within the school
being a positive role model for the pupils and parents
maintain positive professional relationships with all colleagues
actively promoting the ethos and vision of the school
attending relevant training
take appropriate action to support child protection and the safeguarding of children
The successful candidate will:
Have the flexibility to work across all school ages, but will be supporting pupils predominantly on a 1:1 basis in the secondary phase of the school
Have a desire to support and engage pupils in their development academically, socially and emotionally
Have the ability to work well with either individual pupils or with a small group
Have the ability to remain calm and confident in all situations
Be able to develop and maintain good team working relationships with colleagues and a willingness to help.
Develop and maintain good relationships with parents and the local community
Be able to use their own initiative.
All staff at CFS commit themselves to contribute fully to the ethos and life of the School in and outside the classroom.
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