Learning Support Assistant (Specialist Provision) x 2

Sherard Primary School, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1HA

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm, term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,266 - £19,653 (FTE)

Learning Support Assistant (Specialist Provision) x 2 job summary

2 x Learning Support Assistants required for Specialist Provision (SEND Unit)

Sherard Primary School

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you looking for a rewarding role that will allow you to make a difference by helping to give young people with SEND a positive start in life?

Then come and work for us at Mowbray Education Trust as a Learning Support Assistant in our Specialist Provision (SEND UNIT) at Sherard Primary school on a permanent basis.

If you have the ambition to be a crucial advocate for our SEND students by enabling them to become confident and resilient individuals then this is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly, dedicated and supportive team.

With a remuneration package including:

  • A salary of £14,415.40 - £14,704.97 per annum (FTE £19,266 – £19,653 per annum, £9.98 - £10.18 per hour)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service

The post holders will work 32.5 hours per week (5 days), Monday – Friday, (8.30am – 3.30pm) term time only plus 5 INSET days (39 weeks).

As a leading, high performing education provider, the Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 pupils from the age of 2 to 16. Our schools are based in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton and are easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

As an organization, we are always looking to develop our staff to grow their career with us through mentoring and professional development opportunities. Our staff are driven by one main vision, to do our best for every single pupil so that they can develop to their full potential, to act courageously and with integrity in all that they do.

This role may be suitable for a graduate looking to gain relevant and practical experience within the classroom with a view to undertake teacher training or to gain specialist training and knowledge in a field that you are passionate about.

The successful candidate will need to be an organised and creative person with good IT skills and a commitment to transforming the life choices of young people. You will also need to be confident in the use of IT and be able to assist in preparing materials for lessons

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 2nd October 2022

Interview date: W/C 10th October 2022

Start dates: November 2022 and 3rd January 2023

For more information about our Trust and schools, please visit our website at:www.mowbrayeducation.org.

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to recruitment@mowbrayeducation.org

Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check – this includes a 6-month probationary period.

Applying for the job

To apply for this vacancy, please visit our website on the following address:


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Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received

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Supporting documents

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About Sherard Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
376 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Welcome to Sherard Primary School

'Our vision is to create a school that unlocks the potential of every child'

We are a large, happy, caring school with lots of exciting and interesting activities going on.

Arranging a visit to Sherard Primary School

For an informal visit please contact Helena Blumfield, Headteacher on hblumfield@sherardschool.org

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