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School Name Bleak Hill Primary School
School Address Hamilton Road, Windle, St Helens Merseyside WA10 6HG Tel: 01744 678190
Job Title Learning Assistant Level 2 + SEN (Temporary until 31/08/24 due to funding)
Job reference BHPLAL2SEN
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 3 + SEN
Pay From: £16,796.42 pa To: £17,022.13 pa
Hours 30 Term Time only + 5 days
Closing date 24 November 2023 (12pm)
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Job Description
The Governors of this outstanding school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring Learning Assistant to work as part of a team to support children with additional needs. The successful candidate will have recent and relevant experience as an SEN Learning Assistant, supporting children with ASD/ADHD and some specific learning difficulties, together with a passion for working with primary aged pupils to make a positive impact on their learning and development. You will have a Level 2 or higher qualification and experience of supporting children in the Primary phase who have a range of additional needs. You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils while also promoting pupil independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. You will assist pupils so they can access the curriculum, participate in learning and experience a sense of achievement.

The successful applicant must be willing to take ownership of tailoring learning and resources to the child/children they work with, as well as working as part of a team. A flexible approach to duties and working hours will be required, together with a willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school.

Candidates must be able to work as part of a skilled, well informed and positive team of staff and be able to think creatively to meet pupils’ needs.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

This post is linked to SEN Funding and will cease if the child leaves the school or the funding is withdrawn.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd November 2023 12.00 noon
Shortlisting: Friday 23rd November 2023 12.00 noon
Interview Monday 27th November 2024

If you have any queries regarding submitting an online application please email

Applications should be completed and returned to the school office addressed to Mr T McCoy
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Job Application Packs
Job Description LSA 2 +SEN.pdf
Person Specification LSA 2 + SEN.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.