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Learning Support Assistant

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We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant

The post will involve working within the classroom in the morning with small groups of children, or some 1:1 support.  You will work under the planning and guidance of the Class Teacher and support and enhance the children's reading, writing and mathematics skills within lessons.

In the afternoons, you will work with small groups and/or 1:1 with children undertaking interventions to support speech and language, reading, spelling, mathematics and overall child development. You will receive excellent training and professional development in order to effectively deliver interventions, but some experience working with children would be beneficial.

This represents an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a school prior to undertaking further external teacher training.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have some professional experience working with children in a school, nursery or childcare setting (can include experience whilst completing qualifications).
  • Have a good standard of English and mathematics, and be able to demonstrate this at interview.

Possess a relevant NVQ2 or 3  qualification or equivalent (we will consider candidates who are willing to work towards the qualification).

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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