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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,884.06 p.a. AGS NJC Band D scp 7-11 £12.59 to £13.47 per hour plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Learning Support Assistants job summary

Learning Support Assistants

AGS NJC Band D scp 7-11 £12.59 to £13.47 per hour plus Local Government Pension Scheme

One permanent role 32.5 hours per week, Mon to Fri 8:40am to 3:40pm: Actual Pay £17,884.06

190 days per academic year i.e.: AGS term time + some inset days to total 190 days.

One temporary role (part time hours - some flexibility) - by mutual agreement

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. Responsibilities include providing 1:1 SEN support, working in partnership with subject teachers and supervising small group interventions. Learning Support Assistants are vital in supporting students to feel confident in their abilities. And motivating them to achieve their potential.

The successful candidate will be both committed and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills. Previous experience of supporting students with SEND in a school setting would be advantageous. We are happy to accept applications seeking full or part time hours.

It is expected that the successful applicant will be able to fulfil the following criteria:

Qualifications :

  • GCSE English and Maths at grades A-C (or equivalent)


  • Experience of working with students in a school setting

  • Experience of working with SEND students is an advantage

  • Experience of working within SEND team is not essential as training will be provided in school and externally, if necessary


  • A commitment to students as individuals

  • A sensitive attitude to students of all abilities and ages and the ability to support teachers to meet the needs of those with Special Educational needs

  • Supporting students to ensure they feel confident in their abilities

  • A recognition of the importance of partnership with parents

  • A supportive and cooperative approach to colleagues

Personal Characteristics

  • A commitment to the AGS ethos

  • A willingness to continue learning and developing as a learning support assistant

  • A reflective approach to their own practice and to the overall performance of the department

  • Hard working and adaptable

  • Happy to work independently or in collaboration

  • Able to carry initiatives through to their conclusion

  • Friendly and approachable

  • Well organised and able to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrate a passion for working with pupils with additional needs and an ability to enthuse students of all ages

  • A commitment to safeguarding children’s well being

  • A commitment to playing a part in the wider life of the school

We are a small team, currently consisting of the SENCo, Assistant SENCo Learning Support Coordinator and Learning Support Assistants.

We work in a unique way within the school setting and are looking for candidates who are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential.

Please do not hesitate to contact the SENCo for more information about this role: c.brown@alcestergs.com

***We reserve the right to interview early if a suitable candidate is identified***

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.

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About Alcester Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1292 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

A unique and happy school, where you can indulge your creativity, refine your skills, and enjoy an atmosphere that respects your professional autonomy. With delightful students, grateful parents and supportive colleagues, teaching doesn't get much better than this.

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