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School Name Blackbrook St Mary's Catholic Primary School
School Address Chain Lane, Blackbrook, St. Helens, Merseyside WA11 9QY Tel: 01744 678161
Job Title Learning Assistant - Level 3
Job reference BBSTMLA2
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 7-11
Pay From: £15513.33 To: £16850.22
Hours 30 hours per week - term time only
Closing date 31 March 2023 (12pm)
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Job Description
The Governors of this supportive and inclusive school wish to appoint an enthusiastic, hard working and dedicated Level 3 Learning Assistant. The posts will be in Foundation Stage initially and will involve cover supervision.

The successful candidates will:

- Have a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
- Be able to be part of a successful team
- Build relationships with children and their families and have high expectations of their progress
- Fully support the school’s Catholic ethos and be committed to inspiring a love of learning
- Self-direction and a strong sense of initiative are essential.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a pre-interview task.

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

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

Application forms are available online from or alternatively by contacting Human Resources.

(See attached file: Learning Assistant Level 3 Job Description (inc Extended Services) Dec 2016.pdf)

(See attached file: Learning Assistant Level 3 Person Specification (inc Extended Services) Dec 2016.docx)

Application Deadline 12.00 noon Friday 31st March
Shortlisting Monday 17th April
Pre Interview Tasks Wednesday 18th April
Interviews Friday 21st April
To apply click on the button below:
Job Application Packs
Learning Assistant Level 3 SLA Person Specification.pdf
Learning Assistant Level 3 SLA Job Description (inc Extended Services) 1.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.