This job expired on 23 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
7 hours per day, Monday to Friday, term time only.
Contract type

Job summary

Learning Support Assistant

Start Date: January 2022
Salary: Band 2 to midpoint
Hours per week: 8:30am – 4:00pm part time/full time – term time only

We are looking to appoint an experienced Learning Support Assistant to support children in their academic and social progress during school time and in the after school club. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, well organised person, who is a good listener and communicator, able to work with and alongside children, families, staff and external agencies.

Previous experience of working in a school setting is essential. NVQ Level 2 in Learning Support/Early Years, NNEB or equivalent qualification/experience required.

The successful candidate will be required to:
• Work as part of a team.
• Have a good standard of literacy and numeracy.
• Show initiative and flexibility.
• Work successfully with young children.
• Model excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Have a good understanding of how children learn.
• Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the children.
• Lead interventions for small groups of children.
• Be committed to raising standards for all children.
• Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community.
• Follow the school’s nurturing ethos.
We can offer:
• An inclusive and nurturing ethos.
• Exciting and creative learning opportunities.
• A committed and dedicated staff.
• Enthusiastic and friendly children and parents / carers.

For further information, check out our school virtual tour at this gives you a brilliant summary of the school. After watching the video and visiting our website at if you think we are the ideal setting for you and you can add to the school’s creativity and nurturing ethos please apply by requesting an application form from Diane Newnham at

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory references, medical check and an enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date for applications: 23rd September 2021, 12 noon

Interview date: 30th September 2021

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
449 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Eastwood Primary School & Nursery

For further information, check out our school virtual tour at this gives you a brilliant summary of the school.

Arranging a visit to Eastwood Primary School & Nursery

To arrange a school visit please contact Diane Newnham on to arrange an appointment.

School location

Rayleigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 5UT

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