Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for SEN

Bishopswood School, Reading, RG4 9RH

26 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Positions available for immediate start

  • Closing date

    31 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £14,175 and £15,651

Pay scale

G6 Pt 8-13

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience of working with children is essential. Experience of working with SEN children, though not essential, would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone with common sense, a willingness to learn and a sense of humour. The nature of the work is physically as well as mentally demanding but extremely rewarding.

This post may be suitable for a TA in a mainstream school keen to progress their career and salary options.

What the school offers its staff

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary

We have a number of family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering and support external CPD. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture.

Full and on-going training is offered, and an induction programme will support you as you settle in.

Further details about the role

Hours to be worked are 30 hours/week term time only to start January 2023 or sooner. Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work for a minimum of 15 hours per week. We are also interested in anyone wishing to work on a Supply basis.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Propeller Academy Trust and its member schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

The Propeller Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school’s community”

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@bishopswoodschool.co.uk

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About Bishopswood School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 16
School size
77 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Bishopswood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@bishopswoodschool.co.uk.

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