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Learning Support Assistant

Cherry Drive, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 2PT
The Merton Primary School Syston
Part Time
2nd December 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
7th January 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Maternity Cover
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1194706


Maternity Cover

11.5 hours per week, 39 weeks

Grade 5, Point 7 –8, (£5,012-£5113)

Start Date: February 2021

We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated and caring Learning Support Assistant to join us at The Merton Primary School from February 2022. This is a fixed term contract for one year to cover a period of maternity leave.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our support staff team. We are looking to appoint well-motivated and enthusiastic people who are committed to providing high quality provision to our pupils and the Class Teacher.

The ideal candidate for the role will be NVQ Level 2 qualified or equivalent with experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting. The ability to take direction from the Class Teacher to ensure all tasks and learning is undertaken within and outside of the classroom will be essential to being successful in this role.


To apply for this position please submit your application along with a supporting statement to explain your suitability and reasons why you are applying for the role.

Application Closing Date: 9am, Friday 7th January 2022

Provisional Interview Date: W/C 10th January 2022

If you wish to find out more information about the role before applying, please contact Jane Calow

We look forward to receiving your application!

• We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils, appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed, this includes a criminal records (DBS check)

• Candidates must have the right to work in the UK to work for our Trust, you will be asked to provide this evidence if you are shortlisted for interview

• We are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics or disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable


Safeguarding Statement:

The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance will be applied for and required for this position
The Merton Primary School Syston

The Merton Primary School Syston

Part of Bradgate Education Partnership

Bradgate Education Partnership