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  • Start date details

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

BG7 S/P 8-11 Term-time only 8.45am-3.15pm (45 min lunch)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work with students who are working at Key Stage One and Two levels. These students have low levels of cognition and learning and a range of needs (including Autism, Attention Deficit and Mental Health needs). This role will represent approximately 50% of the timetable and the remaining time will be built around the successful candidate's skills and experience.

The ability to offer any of the following would be considered and advantage:

  • Mental health support ( e.g. THRIVE or ELSA)
  • Speech, Language and Communication interventions
  • Social thinking or friendship skills interventions
  • Anger management / counselling / therapy interventions
  • Literacy interventions
  • We can offer:

    • Happy, friendly and talented students
    • Enthusiastic, committed and friendly staff
    • Strong academic results
    • A school with strong care, support and guidance
    • A wide range of employee benefits including employee assistance programme and counselling sessions, option to participate in the cycle to work scheme, on site free car parking, free annual flu jab

    We value our staff members and aim to develop their skills, as such there are opportunities to undertake further training and gain further experience. If you would like to discuss the role or visit the school prior to the interview please do not hesitate to get in touch.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

    Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

    Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
    childcare disqualification
    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
    online and social media
    prohibition from teaching
    right to work
    satisfactory references
    suitability to work with children

    You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

    Applying for the job

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    Using the application form

    This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

    Visas cannot be sponsored.
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    About St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    754 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16

    School location

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