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Job Advert – St Mary’s CEVA Primary School


LSA – 30 hours: Y5 from September 2021



The head teacher and governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated temporary Learning Support Assistant, 30 hours a week to provide 1.1 support for a Year 5 child with complex and behaviour learning needs. Starting date 1st September 2021 and will be subject to the continued funding of the statement and until the child leaves the school.


The successful candidate:

  • We a looking for a skilled SEND teaching assistant who has experience of working with children and young people with complex special educational needs.
  • have the skills to build a positive, nurturing relationship that models inclusion, patience and high expectations
  • Be calm, resilient, tactful, unflappable and able to manage unpredictable behaviours
  • Happy to work as part of a team committed to creative and solution focused approaches to pupil care
  • An understanding of sensory difficulties and able to deliver a sensory diet.
  • Experience of working with autism and attachment disorder.
  • ideally have experience with implementing programmes and following advice from professionals such as the educational psychologist
  • have a knowledge of IT skills and understand how IT can be used to support learning


In return, we can offer:
•   A welcoming environment in which the needs of pupils are at the

    centre of all we do.
•  A dedicated team with a wide range of experience
•  Access to continued professional learning
•  The opportunity to join a school at the start of an exciting journey of



The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.


Contact the school for further information and application forms on 01454 866760 or email


Closing date is 12th June 2021.