Learning Support Assistants (LSAs)

Bishopswood School, Reading, RG4 9RH

42 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



The salary is on Local Government rate Scale 6 (point 8 to 13); starting salary £20,852 pro rata (hourly rate from £10.81 - £11.73). Qualification allowance for accepted qualifications.

Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) job summary

Due to a rise in pupil numbers, we have vacancies for Classroom Assistants/Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) for a number of positions from part time and full time hours 18-30 hours per week during term time, starting as soon as possible. The posts offer interesting and rewarding opportunities for caring, enthusiastic and energetic people who ideally has experience of working with children. The salary starting from £20,852 to £23,023 pro rata, plus up to £1500 allowance Hourly rate £10.81- £11.93 Scale points grade 6, spinal points 8-13 This role is term time only; however, we have extra hours available to support after-school club and all holiday clubs. No experience necessary as full training is available, CPD for specialised areas including HLTA available. In addition we offer the Local Government Pension Scheme, a defined benefit public sector scheme, and an Employee Assistance Programme 24-hour help line and life assurance, staff tea and coffee. Hours are 9.00 am – 3.30 pm (primary) or 8.50 am to 3.20 pm (secondary) we have a number of roles from 3-5 days available. Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

Additional allowances

Up to £1500 allowance

Applying for the job

If you would like to find out more, please ring to discuss or contact the school for an information pack on: telephone 0118 9724311 or email: office@bishopswoodschool.co.uk

Applications considered upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Bishopswood School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 16
Education phase
School size
77 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16
Contact phone number
0118 972 4311

Bishopswood School is a special school for pupils aged 2 – 16 years who have severe and/or profound multiple learning difficulties, ASD and those with complex needs. This friendly and supportive school has an inclusive ethos. Please note that Bishopswood is a split site school (primary and secondary departments at Sonning Common. The school is close to Reading.

School location

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