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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
St Luke and St Philip's C.E Primary Academy
Part Time
NJC Grade C SCP 3-5 (£12,893 pro rata)
15th September 2021
Start Date
1st November 2021
27th October 2021 01:00 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
1st November 2021
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 12 months
  • Job ID: 1175266

SEN Learning Support Assistant (Level 2)

30 hours per week, term time only (08:45am - 3:45pm with a one hour lunch)

Fixed term for one year

The Headteacher and Governors of St Luke & St Philip's CofE Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and popular school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to model excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the children.
  • Lead interventions for small groups of children in literacy and numeracy
  • Support children with SEND
  • Be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff, parents and the wider community

We can offer:

  • Flexible, term-time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free access to employee assistance programme
  • An inclusive and caring ethos
  • Lots of exciting and creative learning opportunities 
  • Committed and dedicated staff
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children and parents

The right candidate will have:

  • The essential qualifications and experience as detailed in the person specification, including GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above
  • SEN experience 
  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative.
  • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • A can-do attitude.
  • A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

The post is subject to satisfactory medical and DBS clearance and proof of legal working entitlement.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th September

Interview date: Monday 4th October for a task and Tuesday 5th October if successful at the task and invited back for interview 


Safeguarding Statement:

St Luke and St Philips Church of England Primary 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.
St Luke and St Philip's C.E Primary Academy

St Luke and St Philip's C.E Primary Academy

Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust

Cidari Multi Academy Trust