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Learning Support and Meal Time Assistant

Maternity Cover & Short-term Opportunity


Are you energetic and love working with children?

Then read on….


We are seeking one temporary KS1 Learning Support and Mealtime Assistant (term time only) to cover maternity leave starting December 2019.  This post is provisionally for one year, but may end earlier should the postholder choose to return sooner.


We are also seeking a second temporary Learning Support and Mealtime Assistant (term time only) to start as soon as possible for a period of approximately 12 weeks to support children in KS1 and KS2 on a short-term project.


LSA 26.25 hrs per week (full time) x 39 weeks per year

Grade C3 £18,065 FTE (£9.36 per hour)

Actual annual salary £10,974


MTA 2.5 hours per week x 38 weeks per year (0.5 hours Monday to Friday)

Grade A1 £17,364 FTE (£9.00 per hour)

Actual annual salary £979


The successful applicants will need to be suitably qualified/experienced to provide 1:1 support for children requiring learning, emotional and behaviour support and will be required to work 1:1 with children needing additional support and care during lunchtimes.


You will need to be able to work within our Christian Ethos, demonstrate excellent English and Maths skills, communicate clearly, have a good understanding of how to work with children and most essentially have a good sense of humour.


If you feel you meet this specification and would like to join our hard working and dedicated team then please download an application form and information pack from our website and return to by the closing date of Friday 25 October 2019.  

Proposed interview date - Thursday 7 November 2019.


Please ensure your application describes your experience, why you are interested in the post and how you feel you meet the person specification.


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, an enhanced DBS and other necessary safer recruitment checks will be required before you can take up this post.


Telephone 01803 329070