Learning Support Assistant

Job summary

SalaryGrade 3
LocationSt Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Burgess Hill
AddressSt Wilfrids Catholic Primary School, School Close, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9RJ
Telephone No01444 235254
Required Fromto be agreed
ContractPermanent, Part-time
18 hours per week

Job advertisement

St Wilfrids Catholic Primary School
Learning Support Assistant
Grade 3, £18,065 pro rata per annum
Wednesday to Friday TTO 0830 - 1530, 18 hours per week
Start date - to be agreed

We are looking to recruit an experienced Learning Support Assistant to support pupils in our Early Years Foundation Stage in the first instance. The pupils may need support with communication to access learning within the classroom and to interact with their peers.

The pupils may also require personal hygiene care. We are committed to an inclusive approach to the education of all our pupils and the successful candidate will support this approach through their role.

We are looking for an applicant who:
has experience of working with children
has experience of using Makaton or who is willing to learn.
is passionate about enabling all children to achieve as well as they possibly can whatever their starting point.
has a clear idea of strategies to encourage appropriate behaviour choices and is able to apply these in a classroom situation.
will support children of all abilities.
is flexible, well-motivated and is able to work on their own initiative
is a good team player
will make a positive contribution to our school community

We can offer you a friendly, welcoming and supportive staff team and on-going professional development

To apply please see our website: for more information and an application pack, or email
(please note that due to the Christmas break, this email will not be monitored between 20/12/2019 until 06/01/2020)

Closing date: 10 January 2020

Interview date: to be advised

St Wilfrid¿s Catholic Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding children. The post will be subject to satisfactory references, health checks and Disclosure and Barring Service checks. This will be done by means of applying for a DBS certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent
Proof of the right to work in the UK will also be required.

Posted Date:12 December 2019
Closing Date:10 January 2020
Interview Date:to be advised

Further information

Application Form - Non Teaching.doc
LSA Job Description Dec 2019.doc
LSA Person specification Dec 19.doc
Safer recruiting Form.doc

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