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    21 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 January 2024

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£16,482.00 Annually (Actual)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

The purpose of this role is to provide support for those students with Special Educational Needs and help raise their educational achievement. The role will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people.

Key Responsibilities of the role:

Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

To work under the direction of the AVP Inclusion (SENCo) to support children with identified needs in their educational and social / behavioural development. This work may involve working with individuals, a small group of children or the whole class.

To liaise with teachers regarding planning and differentiation of work for students with SEND.

To Support the provision plans of students with EHCP’s, in particular those students with High Needs Funding.

To facilitate students’ access to the curriculum by clarifying and explaining tasks and instructions, developing understanding through questioning, providing differentiated resources, helping with personal organisation and planning of work whilst also encouraging independent learning skills.

To promote positive standards of behaviour – e.g. by keeping students on task, developing positive relationships, modelling good behaviour, supporting school behaviour policy.

Under direction, support the implementation and delivery of specific programmes e.g. speech and language, physiotherapy, occupational therapy etc.

Under direction, deliver interventions to support student progress e.g. reading, comprehension, spelling, handwriting groups etc.

To undertake support activities outside of lessons e.g. break/lunch time supervision as required.

To accompany students on off-site activities and external provisions e.g. school trips, placements.

To provide additional support for students who have alternative access arrangements including acting as invigilator, scribe, reader etc. for internal and external exams.

Actively promote all aspects of the school’s SEND provision in a positive way.

To carry out other duties reasonably deemed to be within the responsibility as requested by the Principal.

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About Spires Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
690 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Spires Academy we offer a distinctive small school environment where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be. Serving just over 600 students enables us to maintain an inclusive and nurturing community atmosphere, where staff work with students to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge needed to reach their full potential.

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