Learning Support Assistant


Do you enjoy supporting young people to achieve? Are you enthusiastic, proactive and positive about Education? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of young people?

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to strengthen our well established Learning Support Team and are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to contribute to building on our success as a department. You will be passionate about students’ learning, and you will have the ability to assist the SENDCO and teachers in the development of a programme of work and in the provision of a stable, caring and supportive learning environment, which enables students to achieve their full potential and facilitate their social and moral development.

Post holders will work with teaching staff in implementing and developing educational opportunities to maximise the learning potential of students with Additional Educational Needs and provide supervision, support and care to students with additional or special educational needs, disabilities and/or learning difficulties.This role may be ideal for a candidate who is looking to develop a career in education or experience the rewards of working with young people. If you think you possess the qualities and experience we are looking for, we would very much like to hear from you.

Grade 14 Point 4 – 6, Actual Salary £17,283 – £17,865 per annum based on full-time equivalent salary of £23,114 –
£23,893 per annum

35 hours per week, Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:00. Term time only plus one week (36 working weeks)

Fixed term until 31/08/2024

Closing date: noon on 18th April 2024

To view the Job Description, Person Specification and to apply please click here.

For vacancies at Sexey’s School and all other schools within the Quantock Education Trust, and for details of the application process, please visit the Quantock Education Trust Vacancies page.

If you have any questions about any of the vacancies advertised or would like to speak to someone about working at Sexey’s School, please contact the HR Department on email: QETrecruitment@quantockedtrust.co.uk or Tel: 01278 455531

Working within the Quantock Education Trust (QET) offers:

  • A personalised professional development programme.
  • An inspirational staff team who willingly support each other.
  • A caring ethos that inspires success for all.
  • Well motivated and enthusiastic learners.
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • A full programme of induction and support for new staff.
  • A culture of high expectation and professional standards.

The Quantock Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The QET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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