Learning Support Assistant - SEN

Devonshire Infant Academy, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7AT

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/8/2023

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,198 - £18933 pay rise pending

Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade B Point 2-4

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Minimum of NVQ level 2 relevant qualification
  • Working with children of primary school age, preferably within EYFS and/or KS1
  • in using initiative to create resources and direct learning as necessary i.e. when a child is struggling to understand, provide visual aids, appropriate materials or individualised learning approaches and support in order to move the child's learning forward.

What the school offers its staff

All of our colleagues who support the work that we do here share a vision to make our school and the people in it‘ The Best We Can Be’, which is also our Trust vision.

Further details about the role

Inclusion is at the heart of all we do and you will work within a supportive and dedicated team to provide children with the best start. You will be responsible for providing targeted support individually, within groups and within the classroom environment. This will include providing small group provision and delivering personalised learning to children with additional needs. This will take place within the classroom and in designated small group areas and individual learning areas. Your responsibilities will also include lunchtime support to model good communication and social skills with their peers. We ask that you must have an understanding and experience of working with children with special educational needs in EYFS and KS1. Training and support will be given to successful candidates. Please make clear in your application the experience that you have of using specific strategies to support children with communication, target work and routines.

Commitment to safeguarding

Devonshire Infant Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take a disclosure and barring check

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sharon.cox1@devinfacademy.org.uk

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About Devonshire Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
346 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number
0121 558 1652

Devonshire Infant Academy is a three form entry school in Smethwick, part of Victoria Academies Trust

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