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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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A secondary school located in the Trafford area is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) starting with them following the February half term. The school are potentially able to wait until Easter for the right candidate so depending upon your availability, please highlight this on your application; likewise if you are available sooner in January then please highlight this.

The school is ideally looking to take on a Learning Support Assistant who has previous experience in supporting within a secondary school setting or similar. The successful Learning Support Assistant will be supporting students in year 7 - 11 with intervention in the core subjects of Maths and Science. The school is therefore looking for a Learning Support Assistant who is confident in these areas and is confident and adaptable in their approach.

Key aspects of the LSA role:
  • Full time Learning Support Assistant required: former experience within a school environment ideal
  • Pay range dependent upon experience and qualification: up to £1400 per month
  • Provide support and intervention to year 8 - 11s in the main with opportunity to support a variety of students as required
  • Highly academic school with a large cohort of students identified as excelling students and gifted and talented
  • LSA required for the remainder of the academic year; opportunity to progress onto a school based contract - start on Monday 21st February 2022

The school have advised that they are looking for a Learning Support Assistant on a full time basis who is available 5 days per week starting in February (flexibility on start date). For the right Support Assistant with specific school based experience, there is the opportunity to start in January or April so please highlight when you are available from, on your application.

Ideally starting in February, any Learning Mentors, Learning Support Assistants or Teaching Assistants are highly encouraged to apply now for immediate consideration. Graduates who have experience of supporting students are highly encouraged to apply now, whether this be in a voluntary capacity or in a working environment such as tutoring. Given the varying nature of this position, there will be opportunity to support lower ability students in year 8, 9, 10 and 11 moving onto the higher ability students in advance of March and again in May 2020.

The school is located in the Trafford area which has fantastic public transport links. This highly regarded secondary school is also easy to access via the M60 motorway network and M56 with the local metrolink servicing the school regularly.

If you are a Learning Support Assistant or graduate with prior experience of working within a secondary school supporting students across the age range apply now using the link below ensuring you attach your latest CV with relevant work experience highlighted.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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