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Learning Support Assistant

Stafford Leys Primary School
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time, Term Time
Grade 5, Pts 7 - 8 (£7,806 to £7,948 per annum)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
21st March 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Until 28th August 2023
  • Job ID: 1317690

Learning Support Assistant

Stafford Leys Primary School

Fixed Term until 28th August 2023

Contracted Hrs: 16 per week

Working Wks: Term Time + Inset Days (39 weeks)

Grade: Grade 5, Pts 7 to 8

Salary: £7,806 to £7,948 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a hard working and motivated individual?

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

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join Stafford Leys Primary School as a Learning Support Assistant on a fixed term basis until the end of the academic year. The Learning Support Assistant is responsible for providing support to our pupils and teachers within the school to provide a high quality provision. The successful candidate will work with whole classes, small groups and SEN pupils on an individual 1:1 basis.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to gain more experience in the classroom, and work with a supportive team.

 The ideal candidate will:

• Be NVQ Level 2 qualified (or equivalent)

• Have experience in a classroom environment

• Have experience of supporting SEN in an educational setting

• Have the motivation and passion for being part of a successful school team

• Have good literacy and numeracy skills

• Have the ability to contribute to the progression of learning

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 please contact the Acting Head Teacher, Caralyn Bignell prior to applying.

To apply for one of the positions:

1. Apply using the online application form

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

Application Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 21st March 2023

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 28th March 2023

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:

Stafford Leys Community 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.
Stafford Leys Primary School

Stafford Leys Primary School

Part of Bradgate Education Partnership

Bradgate Education Partnership