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Learning Support Assistant - full time - Imeediate start 

GBP65-80 per day 

Leeds Primary School (LS25)


Teaching Personnel are working with a Good OFSTED graded Primary School in Garforth area of Leeds (LS25) who are looking to appoint a full time Learning Support Assistant to support Key Stage 1 for the rest of the academic year. The school is a 2 form entry primary school that has a large number of pupils with Special Educational Needs. Your role in school will be to work with Key Stage 1 pupils and small groups of pupils to help close the gap in pupil attainment after the national lockdown. This will involve working with pupils from Year 1 and Year 2 of all ability levels. Therefore the candidate applying for this role must have previous school based experience and experience with children with Special Educational Needs. 

Working as a Learning Support Assistant you will need to have up to date knowledge and experience of how to support children in the Key Stage 1 phase and must be knowledgeable of the Key Stage 1 curriculum, particularly; Reading, Writing and Maths. The ideal candidate would have an Educational based degree or, a Level 3 Qualification in Teaching and Learning. 

Position Requirements 

  • Have at least 6 months experience of working with children in a school based environment 
  • Hold a level 3 or higher qualification / degree
  • Experience with children with Special Educational Needs
  • 2 Graded references from education or childcare based employment 
  • An Advanced DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one

If you are interested in this position please contact Charley Alexander at the Leeds Wakefield Primary branch on the contact details below or, register to Teaching Personnel online. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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