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1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Ratby Primary School
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time
Grade 5, Pt 7-8 (LSA) Grade 4, Pt 5 to 6 (MDS)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
6th May 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 25th August 2025
  • Job ID: 1416119

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant

Ratby Primary School

Fixed Term Contract until 25th August 2025

Contracted Hrs: 26.25 per week (LSA)

                              2.5 per week (MDS)

Working Wks:     Term Time + Inset Days, 39 wks (LSA)

                              Term Time Only, 38 wks (MDS)

Grade:                  Grade 5, Pts 7 to 8 (LSA)

                              Grade 4, Pts 5 to 6 (MDS)

Salary:                  £14,085 to £14,321 per annum (LSA)

                              £1,285 to £1,296 per annum (MDS)

Are you looking to gain further experience in a classroom setting?

Are you looking to build a career that gives you a genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment?

Would you like to work with an experienced and supportive team and have a positive impact on the young people we support?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant to join Ratby Primary School on a fixed term basis until 26th August 2024, however this date will be reviewed and is likely to be extended based on continued funding. The successful candidate will work within our Key Stage 2 team and will also be required to provide lunch time cover for 30 minutes per day during term time.

The 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant is responsible for supporting a child with general learning and emotional needs. We are looking to appoint an individual with a passion and commitment to supporting the needs of our children, and for someone who has the ability to liaise with parents and other educational professionals.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to gain more experience in the classroom and work with experienced and established staff in Key Stage 2.

 The ideal candidate will have:

• NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in supporting teaching and learning

• Experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting

• Experience of supporting SEN in an educational setting is desirable

• Knowledge of various health or SEND conditions and needs, e.g. autism, ADHD, diabetes etc.

• Show flexibility to adapt teaching methods to suit the needs of the child

• Good literacy and numeracy skills

In return we offer:

• Opportunity to work within a supportive team

• Opportunities for career development with access to apprenticeship and training schemes

• Generous annual leave entitlements

• Access to the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (24% contribution by the employer)

• Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)

• Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme

• Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school to meet the Head Teacher, Lisa Jones, prior to applying please contact:

To apply for one of the positions:

1. Visit our careers website

2. Apply using the online application form

3. Submit a supporting statement outlining the reasons why you are applying and your suitability for the position

Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 6th May 2024

Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 9th May 2024

We look forward to receiving your application!


Bradgate Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to be-have in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of the Trust’s shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


At our Trust inclusion means everyone is welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We value individuality and uniqueness and aim to create a sense of belonging. We want an inclusive workplace that helps build the success of our pupils and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.


Safeguarding Statement:

Ratby Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Ratby Primary School

Ratby Primary School

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