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Learning Support Assistant

Cabot Primary School
Bristol, Bristol
Contract Type
Full Time
£21,575-£22,369 pa pro rata
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
2nd June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
LSA CAB May 24
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1423663

Learning Support Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible 

Salary: NJC SCP 5-7 (from £11.18 per hour)

Learning Support Assistant (LSA). 32.5 hours per week, term time only + INSET. 

Desirable - experience of supporting children with a visual impairment. 

Cabot Primary School is a thriving and diverse school in the heart of the St Paul’s community. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team of LSAs in supporting children with SEND in our school. 

Ofsted (Nov 2018) rated the school as Good, with examples of key strengths being:

  • “The school’s curriculum is rich in experiences which motivate pupils to concentrate well and support them to build their knowledge effectively.”
  • “Pupils enthusiasm for reading is palpable. Their eyes open wide with excitement when they talk about books.”
  • “Staff and pupils enjoy coming to school and appreciate the help and support they receive.”

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) in a varied role that may include providing individual support for a pupil with additional learning needs as well as working with whole class, small groups of children or individuals, under the direction of teaching staff, to ensure all pupils make excellent progress and reach their full potential.  

The successful candidate will need to have: 

  • high expectations of what children can achieve 
  • experience of working with children in the primary range 
  • flexibility and creativity 
  • resilience, and can pick themselves up when things don’t go to plan 
  • a passion for and experience of working with children with emotional difficulties 
  • a positive approach and passion for engaging children in learning 
  • an ability to develop good relationships with children, colleagues and parents 
  • be qualified to GCSE level (Grade C or above), or equivalent, in Maths and English. 
  • experience of supporting children with SEND needs would be advantageous. 
  • Is punctual, reliable and committed
  • Can work in a calm manner at all times

Our community is diverse and vibrant and we actively seek to provide opportunities to celebrate diversity and challenge stereotypes. 

Please contact the school if you would like to come and visit, or for any further information. 

Closing date: Sunday 2nd June

Interviews: Friday 14th June 


Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks. 
Cabot Primary School

Cabot Primary School

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