Learning Support Assistant

Wednesbury, West Midlands
per annum
07 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Contract Type

Wednesbury, WS10 9QU Tel 0121 556 4131


Vacancy: Learning Support Assistant (fixed contract Sept 1st 2019 to July 17th 2020 SALARY SCALE: Band B (£17,711 to £18,426) Pro. Rata.

27.5 hours per week, term time only.

We are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants whose principle role is to provide in-classroom support to our students, under the direction of the teacher. The role involves providing both academic support and welfare support.

These are fixed term posts, starting September 1st 2019 and last for the academic year. We are particularly interested in applicants who have the ability to support students in Maths, English and Science at Key Stage 4.

The successful candidate should be able to offer excellent communication skills along with experience of working with young people. They must have at least a grade C in English, Maths and Science at GCSE.

This position provides excellent preparation for people who are considering careers in teaching and who are looking to gain experience of working with young people, or working in a school setting.

The job description and person specification provide a detailed description of the role. Please complete a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4 stating your suitability for the post.

Completed application forms and supporting letters should be sent as hard copies by post to: Application for Learning Support Assistant Mr James Topham, Headteacher, Wood Green Academy, Wood Green Rd, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 9QU

Or emailed to Admin@woodgreenacademy.co.uk and marked in the subject line, “Application for Learning Support Assistant”.

Closing date: 9am Monday 3rd June 2019 Interviews: TBC.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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