Learning Support Assistant

Job summary

Salary£18,065 pro rata
LocationLondon Meed Community Primary School
AddressLondon Meed School, Chanctonbury Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9EY
Telephone No01444 232336
Required FromSep 2020
ContractTemporary, Part-time
22.25 hours per week for 10 month

Job advertisement

Thank you for expressing an interest in applying for the position of Learning Support Assistant at London Meed Primary School. We wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work in our successful school. The role will be temporary until July 2021 but may be made permanent after a probation, for the right candidate.
The successful applicant will work in a KS2 classroom under the class teacher’s direction, to support all children including those with additional needs. Successful candidates’ core work will be with children in the class and in the playground. They will be expected to undertake all directed duties including attending to aspects of pupil personal hygiene and other duties that they may be reasonably directed to do by more senior staff.

Salary WSCC Grade 3 £18,065 per annum, paid pro-rata
Required from September 2020.
Contract Term time only. INSET & additional days paid when required
Hours of work 22.25 hours. Mon 8.45-3, Tues-Fri 8.45-1.00pm including lunch supervision
We will not be following our usual processes for recruitment due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Visits to the school are not possible during the COVID-19 lockdown. Prospective candidates are encouraged to call London Meed and have a chat with the Deputy Head Teacher.
Please do first look through our website to find out about our school:
Social distancing will require us to conduct some of these processes remotely. However an onsite interview at London Meed (following current Social Distancing conventions) will be required for those shortlisted.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to satisfactory references, health checks and DBS clearance.
We ask if you could attach with your application form a personal introduction. We’re looking for someone who is confident using everyday ICT, is an effective communicator orally and has strong interpersonal skills. We feel that this could be well demonstrated if you were to make a short video telling us about yourself. Be creative. Use the bullet points below. This is about you not the person or job specification, which will be in your paperwork and at interview
The successful applicant will:
• To be brave, curious and resilient
• To expect and to show respect
• To enjoy working as part of a team
• To use common sense and to be prepared to act on initiative
• To have a positive attitude towards working flexibly in order to support pupils
• To be an effective communicator orally, to pupils, parents and staff
• To have strong interpersonal skills such as empathy, drive and enthusiasm
• To be reliable and have excellent attendance and punctuality
• To be proactive and prepared to share your good ideas to solve problems
Please email completed application forms and video files to Susan Stalker at

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 30th June 2020
Interviews: Monday 6rd July 2020
I very much look forward to receiving your application and considering you for a post at our school.

Posted Date:22 June 2020
Closing Date:30 June 2020
Interview Date:6 July 2020

Further information

Job Ad LSA PT June 2020.docx
Job Description Learning Support Assistant.docx
application_-_non_teaching_post (2) (1) (1).doc

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