Learning Support Assistant (Term-time)

H3 (5-6) Actual Salary £15,219- £15,463 pa (for 5 days, 27.5 hours a week, term time only (approximately 38 weeks a year).

You will work as part of the Inclusion Team supporting teachers with the provision of high quality teaching to make sure all students can make good progress in their learning. Ideally you will have experience of working with and motivating children and young people, preferably including those with a range of learning, emotional and/or behaviour needs. You will support with healthcare plans.  There is a requirement for awareness of the need to work at all times to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants do not need to be practising Christians, but if appointed, would be expected to uphold our Christian principles of trust, forgiveness, compassion, thankfulness, friendship and love, as well as our vision where, ‘Through God’s love, we are the rich soil where seeds flourish and roots grow’. In line with this vision, we are committed to developing you in the role, both in the short term through a supportive induction programme, and in the long term.

The school has a well-designed, ambitious curriculum. This is evident in the good quality of pupils’ learning demonstrated in lessons and in their books.

Pupils live up to leaders’ expectations of their behaviour. Pupils follow the well-established routines in lessons and usually focus on learning.

Pupils are proud of their school.

Ofsted October 2023

The Governors of St Mary’s will make an additional recruitment payment to the appointed candidate if they apply direct to the school (i.e. not through an agency/third party).

Please note that safeguarding students of the School is a priority.  All appointments to posts in the School are made through stringent adherence to the requirements of ‘Keeping Children safe in Education’. As there is a high degree of contact with children an enhanced disclosure will be sought for this post through the Criminal Records Bureau as part of pre-employment checks.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint suitable candidates before the closing deadline.

Closing Date 9am 31st January 2024

Interview Date TBC