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Learning Support Assistant

The Roundhill Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time, Term Time
Grade 5, Pts 7-8 (£8,048 to £8,183 per annum)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
18th December 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 26th August 2024
  • Job ID: 1389476

MSCIP Learning Support Assistant

The Roundhill Academy

Fixed Term until 26th August 2024

Contracted Hrs: 15 per week

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

Grade: Grade 5, Pts 7 to 8

Salary: £8,048 to £8,183 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a looking for a rewarding career within a Trust that can offer continued professional development?

Would you like to make a positive difference to young people lives by supporting and developing their learning?

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Assistant to join us at the Melton and South Charnwood Inclusion Partnership (MSCIP), located at The Roundhill Academy. The Melton and South Charnwood Inclusion Partnership works with schools in the area to support children and young people in Key Stages 3 and 4. The Learning Support Assistant is responsible for predominantly supporting students on a 1:1 basis. You will have the ability to engage with disadvantaged students, to learn and implement the MCSIP strategies to provide successful outcomes for the students.

This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in beginning a career in education to work in a school which places teaching and learning at the heart of all that we do.

We are looking to appoint a well-motivated; empathetic; resilient and enthusiastic individual who is committed to providing high quality support to our pupils, support workers and teachers within the MSCIP Unit. The post holder will work within a wider MSCIP team who can support personal development if this becomes an area of interest for you.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to have access to CPD delivered by experts in teaching and learning and a bespoke CPD schedule for Learning Support Assistants, including access to the National College bank of training. The position is ideally suited to both those who would like to go in to teaching and those more established in the learning support role. We are committed to developing you as a person and your career in education.

The ideal candidate will have:

• An NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

• Experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting

• The ability to provide the appropriate and professional support as required

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 MSCIP Coordinator Helen Masoum prior to applying.

To apply for this position:

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, Monday 18th December 2023

Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 21st December 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:

The Roundhill Academy 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.
The Roundhill Academy

The Roundhill Academy

Part of Bradgate Education Partnership

Bradgate Education Partnership