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Learning Support Assistant

Broomfield Primary School
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade 5, Pt 7 to 8 - £17,439 - £17,731
Start Date
27th August 2024
20th May 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
27th August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1421209

Learning Support Assistant

Broomfield Primary School


Contracted Hrs: 32.5 hours per week

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

Grade: Grade 5, Pts 7 to 8

Salary: £17,439 to £17,731 per annum

Start Date: 27th August 2024

Are you a hardworking and motivated individual?

Do you have experience of supporting teaching and learning within a classroom?

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Assistant to join Broomfield Primary School on a permanent basis. We are looking for someone that is determined and professional with the willingness to learn. The successful candidate will also be required to do lunchtime cover for a child with SEN requirements for 30 minutes per day during term time.

The Learning Support Assistant is responsible for providing support to our pupils and teachers to provide high quality education. The successful candidate will work with whole classes, small groups, and SEN pupils on an individual 1:1 basis.

The role of LSA within the school is an important and rewarding role, as it provides vital support to those students who need it. You will be enthusiastic about education and ensuring that the children reach their full potential in all areas of the curriculum. We are looking to appoint a bright, cheerful, well-motivated individual. You will be able to work within a team but also have the ability to work independently whilst providing high quality provision to our pupils and support to the teachers within the school.

 The ideal candidate:

• Be NVQ Level 2 qualified or have equivalent experience of supporting teaching and learning in an educational setting.

• Have the ability to take direction from the Class Teacher to ensure all tasks and learning is undertaken within and outside of the classroom.

• 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 school.

• Have the ability to communicate effectively.

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 Head Teacher, Alex Allison prior to applying

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 20th May 2024

Provisional Interview Date: Wk commencing 20th 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:

Broomfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to obtaining satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance and references.
Broomfield Primary School

Broomfield Primary School

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Bradgate Education Partnership