Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding the above position. I would like to clarify that the advertised salary: Grade
E £21,695-£23,484 is for full-time and therefore the 35 hours advertised, over 39 weeks, will be a proportion (pro-rata)
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to the post of Teaching Assistant, supporting
students with varying educational needs and join our hardworking team here at LCS. The position requires someone
• Is caring and patient and able to cater for the individual needs of the child - social, emotional,
communication and language support.
• Can support appropriate access to learning.
• Is capable of working in partnership with teachers and parents.
• Has high expectations of children's attainment and behaviour.
• Is hard-working, flexible and a good team player.
• Preferably has some experience of pupils with ASD, Dyslexia or Physical Impairments.
Experience of working in a school environment/similar role, is desirable for this post. Excellent standards of literacy and
numeracy (GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths), are essential. Please see the Job Description and Person
Specification for more detailed information.
Completed application forms, with supporting letter explaining why you feel you have the qualifications, experience and
personal qualities required for this post, should be returned by email to: email@example.com
Please note, school will only contact successful candidates.
Closing date for applications : Wednesday 28th September at 12 noon
Interview date to be confirmed.
Information and application forms are available from the school website: www.littleover.derby.sch.uk
Littleover Community School is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding
levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care
which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school.
Littleover Community School welcomes enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. The school
actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications
from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.
As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders
Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service
(DBS), Littleover Community School complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly.
Littleover Community School undertakes not to discriminate
unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed and
can only ask an individual to provide details of convictions and cautions that they are legally entitled to know about.
Where a DBS certificate at either standard or enhanced level can legally be requested (where the position is one that
is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 as amended) and where appropriate
Police Act Regulations (as amended), Littleover Community School can only ask an individual about convictions and
cautions that are not protected.
Littleover Community School selects all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful
Copies of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available on our
We would advise anyone applying for a position at LCS to read the above documents, along with the following Keeping
Children Safe in Education document: