Learning Support Assistant
Temporary Contract from March – December 2021
30.80 hours per week, term time only
Grade 14 £18993 - £19698 per annum pro rata
Starting Salary £13093
8.30 am – 3.30 pm, Monday – Friday
(with 20-minute unpaid break and 30-minute unpaid lunch break)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Assistant to join our team in supporting
students with a range of needs so that they make excellent academic and personal progress.
Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
• experience of working with or relating to young people and have a commitment to
their education, development, welfare and aspirations – with particular focus on Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)
• ability to plan, deliver and review interventions, including for students with social
and behavioural needs
• ability to support a range of subjects at GCSE level
• ability to respond to changing priorities in a fast moving environment
• good interpersonal, communication and administration skills
Closing date: Monday 8 February 2021 – 8.00 am
Interview date: Wednesday 24 February 2021
To apply for this position, please complete a support staff application form, (which is available on
our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr D Wiltshire (Head Teacher). Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position.
This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure Procedure
The Kings of Wessex Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.