Required from September 2021Learning Support Assistant (Level 1)
Full Time Temporary, 27.08 hours per week, 5 days per week
Mon – Fri 0850 – 3.25pm during term time, 39 weeks per annum (term time, plus one week)
Grade B (Scale point 9 £17,560 pro-rata’d for part-time hours)
£9.10 per hour plus membership of LGPS
We invite applications for Learning Support Assistants to join our SEND departments in our secondary schools; 2 posts at St Boniface’s College (all boys) and 1 post at Notre Dame Plymouth (all girls 7-11 and mixed post-16) and successful candidates will be allocated to posts in either school.
The post will involve working under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff to support access to learning for students. Knowledge, or experience, of working with children with special needs would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to begin their career as an LSA; for suitable candidates, a Teaching Assistant qualification can be offered via distance learning under the apprenticeship framework.
To apply, please use the support staff application on the vacancies page of www.ndonline.org or apply using the ‘Quick Apply’ button on this page by the deadline date below.
Applicants will be considered for all posts unless you state a preference in the opening line of your supporting statement.
Only applications submitted through this site will be accepted. We are not able to consider CVs.
Working hours: 08.50 – 3.25 Monday to Friday during term time, plus INSET Days.
*We reserve the right to close this advert sooner if suitable applications are received and therefore encourage applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible.The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
COVID-19 UPDATE: We will continue to follow government guidelines for everybody’s health, safety and wellbeing. Social distancing will be observed throughout the process and candidates will be required to wear masks in corridors and communal spaces. Hand washing and sanitising gel is available throughout the site. If you require additional adjustments, please notify the school if you are selected for interview.
The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
The Job Evaluation Collective Agreement for Support staff has been signed by Plymouth City Council and all vacancies are advertised under the new grading scheme.
Please note that all appointments, for Teaching and Support staff are offered subject to references; it is normal for references to be followed up prior to interview for all candidates invited to interview. Please indicate clearly on your letter of application if you would prefer references not to be contacted unless you are offered the post.
To save the trees we prefer applications to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org however, if you wish to send a paper copy please send it to Mrs Kate White, Headteacher, at: Notre Dame Plymouth, Looseleigh Lane Derriford Plymouth Devon PL6 5HN
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