Learning Support Assistant SEN 1:1

Larks Hill Junior and Infant School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4RJ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£7,824.69 - £7,981.19 per annum

Learning Support Assistant SEN 1:1 job summary

Ref: SCH-PAT-0192

Required for as soon as possible

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 - 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Learning Support Assistant SEN 1:1 to join Larks Hill Junior & Infant School. The candidate will be responsible for working collaboratively with teaching staff and other support staff to enhance the development and education of pupils by supporting the needs of individual pupils in line with their statement of special educational needs. This role may also include providing personal care to identified pupils and, for those pupils with mobility issues, to assist them in moving around the school.

This is a permanent, 17.5 hours per week, term time plus two days contract, equating to 192 working days per year.

The school can offer:

• hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what pupils can achieve.

• a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression.

• significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the Trust.

• the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

• has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.

• will make a difference in changing children’s life chances.

• has the skills and abilities to support children of all abilities and personal needs.

• can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.

• has the ability to form effective relationships with pupils and parents/carers.

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies 

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school please contact 01977 722845.

Completed application forms should be submitted on the system by the closing date of 10:00am on Friday 30th September 2022.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Applying for the job

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies

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About Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

"Larks Hill is a proud member of the Pontefract Academies Trust, which comprises of six primaries and two secondary schools all located within the Pontefract district Our school ethos is based on the notion of mutual respect and we encourage children at Larks Hill to demonstrate a strong respect for learning and all members of the school community. We have high expectations for the children’s learning, their behaviour and personal presentation. Equally, our staff demonstrate their respect for the children by delivering high quality lessons and experiences, treating them all as individuals with differing needs."

Arranging a visit to Larks Hill Junior and Infant School

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school please contact 01977 722845.

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