6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,118 -£23,505. Salary level 5, spine point range 7 to 8

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you looking for a rewarding role that will allow you to make a difference by helping to give young people a positive start in life?

Then come and work for us at Buckminster Primary School as a Learning Support Assistant in our Early Years Foundation Stage and Year 1 class.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to support the development of pupils in their first years at Buckminster Primary school as a Learning Support Assistant in our EYFS/Yr1 class. We are looking for someone to join our team and help move our village school to be a beacon of success in the current educational landscape.

The role is for 32.5hrs a week, fixed term for 12 months.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be NVQ Level 3 qualified (or equivalent)
  • Have experience in a EYFS classroom environment supporting teaching and learning.
  • Have experience of supporting the emotional needs of children
  • Have the motivation and passion for being part of a successful school team
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills qualified to Level 2
  • Have the ability to contribute to the progression of learning


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school please contact the office 01476 860315 or email Office@buckminster.leics.sch.uk

Please send the completed application to Julia.orridge@buckminster.leics.sch.uk

Safeguarding Statement:

Buckminster Primary School and Community Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Application deadline – Friday 1st March

The school reserves the right to close applications early

Interviews – Monday 4th March

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check and a 6-month probationary period.

Buckminster School

School Lane




NG33 5RZ

What the school offers its staff

Why work at Buckminster Primary School?

  • We have keen, enthusiastic, happy children who want to learn.
  • Every child really does matter.
  • We celebrate both our diversity and our inclusion.
  • Our parents are supportive, we work successfully in partnership and together we make a difference.
  • Our staff are our most valuable resource and we are committed to developing them to be the best they can be.
  • We are about to join the Mowbray Education Trust (MET) which is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to julia.orridge@buckminster.leics.sch.uk

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About Buckminster Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Buckminster Primary School is a small, rural school in Leicestershire for children aged four plus to eleven years.

We also have an Pre-school for children aged three to four years.

Arranging a visit to Buckminster Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Office@buckminster.leics.sch.uk.

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