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Pupil Specific Learning Support Assistant

Hancock Street, Blackburn, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2LZ
St Luke and St Philip's C.E Primary Academy
Part Time
NJC Grade C SCP 3-5 (£13,665 pro rata)
20th May 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
10th June 2022 01:05 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: While funding remains in place
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1240785

Learning Support Assistant (one to one) Level 2

31.25 hours per week, term time only (08:30am - 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 committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants, to work with specific children or groups of children across the academy from Reception to Year 6. 

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
  • NVQ (or equivalent) Level 2 recognised childcare/teaching and learning qualification 
  • 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: Friday 10th June

Proposed interview dates: Wednesday 15th June (AM) and Thursday 16th June (AM)

The above post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available by below.


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

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