Learning Support Assistant

Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4JX

This job expired on 30 June 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • Between 18 and 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year - working 8.50 am to 3.35 pm; 6 hours per day. We would consider requests to work either 18, 24 or 30 hours per week. Please state the number of hours that you are able to work in your supporting statement.

Contract type

Fixed term (until 31st August 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 3, SCP 4 - £19,264

Actual salary

Grade 3, SCP 4 – £7,954.90 up to £13,258.16

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint additional Learning Support Assistants to join our vibrant and driven Learning Support Team. Much of the work will involve support within mainstream classrooms but the successful candidate will also be expected to work with students on an individual or small group basis to develop literacy and numeracy, and for some of the time with students with complex physical needs who require one-to-one support. An ability to empathise with students who have difficulties with communication and social skills is essential.

Candidates should possess a good standard of education, initiative and an ability to communicate well with both teaching staff and students. GCSE Grade C, or equivalent, in Maths and English is essential, and A’ levels (or equivalent) are desirable. Experience of working in a classroom environment is also desirable.

Should you wish to discuss the job role in further detail, please contact Julie Moore, SENCO or Linda Marsh, HR Manager.

Please note: only applications submitted via the school’s on-line recruitment process will be considered.

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Thursday, 30th June 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

Additional allowances

Farlingaye High School provides an excellent support programme for newly appointed staff with an innovative CPD programme and lots of opportunities for development.

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Supporting documents

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About Farlingaye High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1960 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01394 385720

Farlingaye High School is a popular and successful school, located in Woodbridge, a pleasant market town situated on the River Deben in Suffolk and just 7 miles from Ipswich. We are a creative school with excellent resources, lovely students and great results. Our most recent Ofsted report graded us Good with Outstanding areas.

We are part of East Anglian Schools Trust (EAST) alongside Kesgrave High School, Bungay High School and Castle East School. We are a Teaching School Hub partner, which allows us to improve teaching and learning on a continuous basis. We are committed to providing excellent staff opportunities through developing and promoting our staff and offering an excellent CPD and support programme for new staff. We are also extremely pleased to have launched our own teacher training provider: EAST SCITT. This allows us to award QTS and also QTS + PGCE Programmes within both Primary and Secondary schools. We welcomed our first group of trainees in September 2021.

Arranging a visit to Farlingaye High School

We welcome visits to the school by prospective candidates and this can be arranged by contacting Linda Marsh, HR Manager or Peter Smith, Deputy Headteacher on 01394 385720

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