Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Somerby Primary School
Term Time
£12,726 - £12,981 per annum
14th February 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
28th February 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: until 22nd August 2022
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1091613

Temporary Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work at Somerby Primary School, working 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 3pm, term time only plus the 5 INSET days (39 weeks). This role is fixed term until 22nd August 2022.

You will be required to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities under the direct supervision of the teacher. This may include providing general support for whole class learning activities, or supporting individuals or small groups of pupils.

Experience of working within a similar role with children and knowledge of Child Protection and Health and Safety policies are essential. Experience of delivering phonics to Key Stage 1 is desirable.

You will have an NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent. Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English would be desirable. Along with good interpersonal skills, you will be emphatic with children and young people, and be able to work effectively as part of a small team.

About the Mowbray Education Trust

The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton. The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school; with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.

Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools. The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray.

Further information

The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:

  • Salary £9.54 – £9.74 per hour – £12,726 - £12,981 per annum
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service

Application deadline – midnight on Thursday 27th February 2020

Interviews – Friday 6th March 2020

Start date - as soon as possible

For an informal chat please contact Steve Nash on O1664 504888.

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Somerby Primary School

Somerby Primary School

Part of Mowbray Education Trust

Mowbray Education Trust