SEND Learning Support Assistants

Cathedral Primary School, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 5TS

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12 months)

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

S13-17 £18,648 - £19,878 (1.0FTE) pro rata

Actual salary

Term Time Salary £15,062 - £16,055 (0.8077FTE)

SEND Learning Support Assistants job summary

Applications are invited from committed, enthusiastic and experienced LSAs providing a combination of individual support, small group intervention and class-based LSA work. The role will provide in-class and intervention support to children with a range of additional needs, as well as general intervention and class-based LSA support.

Cathedral Primary School is a unique two-form entry primary school, based in the heart of Bristol in the lower floors of the historic Central Library building. With links to Bristol Cathedral and sharing outdoors space with our partner secondary school, Bristol Cathedral Choir School (BCCS), CPS offers extensive musical opportunities to pupils and is proud of its strong emphasis on music, maths and access to foreign language from early years. In December 2020 CPS became a Church of England faith designation school, reflecting the school’s strong links with the Cathedral, whilst continuing to welcome pupils and staff of all faiths or none.

The Head Teacher is looking to recruit outstanding LSAs who share the vision for Cathedral Primary School as a centre of excellence for primary education, committed to inclusion and grounded in a strong musical tradition.

The Head Teacher wishes to appoint individuals:

With experience of working with children with either ASC, Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs or ADHD and associated needs;
Who are committed to supporting high quality learning and experiences for all children;
With an excellent understanding of Primary provision and who are able to work closely with the Class Teacher and SENCo to support the learning of an individual child, adapting learning tasks as required;
With knowledge and experience of Makaton, or the enthusiasm to learn this early in the position;
With experience of running small group interventions;
Who are thoughtful and creative with the ability to motivate children to give their very best;
Who are patient, positive and resilient;
Who are Team Teach / Positive Handling trained, or willing to undergo this training.

Candidates are very welcome to contact the school to discuss an out-of-hours visit. In addition, there is a virtual tour of the school building available on the homepage of our website .

Staff at CPS work in close partnership with other primary and secondary schools within Cathedral Schools Trust. The Trust is committed to providing staff with opportunities for personal and professional development, providing candidates with the opportunity to work alongside a group of committed professionals.

Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

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About Cathedral Primary School

School type
Free School, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0117 3532052

Cathedral Primary School is a new primary school in the heart of Bristol which opened in September 2013. We aim to provide an outstanding education for children across the Bristol area. As part of Cathedral Schools Trust, Cathedral Primary School forms part of a new family of state funded schools for children aged 4 to 18. In December 2020 CPS became a Church of England faith designation school, reflecting the school’s strong links with the Cathedral, whilst continuing to welcome pupils and staff of all faiths or none.

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