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  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 3 Point 5 - 32 hours per week/ 39 weeks a year

Learning Support Assistant job summary

At Robert Smyth Academy we are very excited about our newly built Communication , Interaction Resource Base which opened in January 2024 providing a learning environment and skilled staff that ensure all pupils feel safe and nurtured, enabling them to reach their true potential.

The setting is highly structured in a way that eliminates barriers to learning. Our aim is to encourage pupils to celebrate their strengths and learn to develop strategies to promote independent adult living and to have the skill set to access employment and education beyond the school.

Our aim is to provide education for 15 young people with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions in a highly structured, therapeutic environment.

The ideal candidate for the LSA will need to be caring and patient and have an excellent knowledge of the needs of students with Autism in order to ensure they receive provision in line with their EHCPs.

Please read the job description and if you require more information on the position and the new facility, do not hesitate to contact us.

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.

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About The Robert Smyth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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