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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 3 point 3-4

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a Learning Support Assistant to work as part of our friendly school team with pupils from 4 – 11 years.

The individual appointed will need to demonstrate experience and skills in the following:

Be able to engage and motivate children appropriately and sensitively.

Have excellent organisational skills and be a good communicator.

Be able to use their initiative when working on their own and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

Have ability to maintain good relationships with pupils and parents to foster a positive school ethos

Be flexible to work across the whole school when needed.

Provide cover for break and lunchtimes as part of a team

Be prepared to carry out Frist aid training

What the school offers its staff

Full training will be given to the successful applicant in all aspects of the work to be undertaken.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Leechpool Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
417 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01403 210233

Leechpool Primary School is a large, friendly, vibrant school for children from 4 to 11 years old, situated in north-east Horsham. There are two classes in each year group, with no class having more than 30 pupils. We also have a 24 place nursery within the school grounds which is open 5 days a week.

We are fully inclusive and every child really does matter to us. We recognise the individuality of every child and endeavour to meet their needs in a caring way, always challenging and supporting them to take the next steps in their learning.

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