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Learning Support Assistant

Required from September 2021

Temporary, 27.08 hours per week, 5 days per week

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, Notre Dame Plymouth and St Boniface’s College from September 2021. 

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 www.stbonifaces.com and email this to hr@ndonline.org by the deadline date or upload an application to our TES microsite by clicking ‘Quick Apply’ at https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/learning-support-assistant-27-08-hrs-x-39-weeks-pa-plymouth-1476842

Closing Date:              10am, Friday 27th August 2021

Interviews:                 Early September for September start

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 hr@ndonline.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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