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Learning Support Assistant

Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3EE
The King Alfred School
Part Time
£13,273 - £13,538 per annum
22nd March 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
17th April 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
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  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
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  • Job ID: 1138999

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at The King Alfred School – An Academy in Highbridge. This role will suit a candidate who has a passion for SEND. The candidate will also have strong attention to detail. This is a very exciting opportunity to join our fantastic highly skilled team based in Highbridge. This role will be working 30 hours per week, term time only. This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2021, subject to funding.

About The Priory Learning Trust:

The Priory Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy trust which supports primary and secondary schools in the South West of England. The PLT grew from a passion to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, of all abilities and social class groupings, in Weston-super-Mare and Highbridge. Our values at The Priory Learning Trust are Students First, Cherishing Staff.

The role requires some independence and the ability to use your own initiative. In this role we are looking for somebody who:

• Is enthusiastic and self-motivated

• Is able to work collaboratively as part of a team

• Is able to effectively support and track the learning of students

• Has good numeracy and literacy skills and/or knowledge of SEN

• Has a commitment to continuing professional development


• Employee Assistance Programme

• CPD opportunities

• Free onsite parking

• Discounted gym membership at our Academies

• Pension Scheme

• Flu Jabs

• 2 week October half-term

• Amazing career progression and opportunities

• Regular social events

• Employee Benefits Platform

• Cycle to work scheme

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.


Safeguarding Statement:

The King Alfred School – An Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you have a disability you only need to meet the minimum qualifying criteria for the post you have applied for and you will be guaranteed an interview

The King Alfred School

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