Learning Support Assistant

Westfield School, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5BE

26 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    11 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Bucks Pay Range 2 £21,107 - £22,766 pro-rata

Actual salary

£16,214 - £17,841

Learning Support Assistant job summary


Join the successful team at our expanding primary special school for children experiencing difficulties with Communication and Interaction (within the Moderate Learning difficulty range) with this permanent position.

About the role

Westfield School is a calm, friendly and exciting place to work with superb space and facilities, a committed and welcoming team of staff and governors and strong, supportive management.

We can offer:

  • Opportunity to work in a calm setting
  • A friendly and exciting place to work
  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  • A positive, caring and forward thinking environment

Please see the attached Job Description for more information.

About you

We are seeking people to join a strong staff team dedicated to supporting children whose needs can be challenging.

Applicants will need to be:

  • Team players
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Flexible in their approach and positive in outlook
  • Well organised, calm and unflappable

Please see the attached Person Specification for more information.

Applying for the job

An application pack is attached below. You can also obtain one by email or telephone or by visiting the school website.

Completed applications should be sent by email. Only applications submitted on the current Buckinghamshire Council application form will be considered. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: Sunday 11th September 2022
Interview date: Applications will be considered on receipt

Westfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification, Qualification and Reference checks.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Westfield School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01628 533125

About us

We are a coeducational primary special school for children who learn within the National Curriculum expectations at a MLd needs relevant level, and who experience difficulties arising from communication and interaction. The vast majority of our pupils also have a diagnosis of ASd. The school’s expansion allows us to build on our success at the forefront of pioneering practice driven by evidence based development of innovative approaches to learning.

Please see the attached School Information and visit www.westfieldschoolbucks.org for more information.

Arranging a visit to Westfield School

If you would like to find out more about our school, please contact us by telephone or email.

School location

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