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Vacancy – Learning Support Assistant

Vacancy – Learning Support Assistant
17/07/2019 c_julian

The Colne Community School and College are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant from September 2019.

Hours: 30 hours per week

Pay: LGS Band 2 to midpoint (actual starting salary: £12,444 p.a.)

Working Weeks: 39 weeks (38 weeks plus 5 inset days)


Our Learning Support Department is integral to the ongoing success of the school and our Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) are a vital part of the team.  The role will involve:

  • Working with individuals or small groups of children in collaboration with teaching staff;
  • Proactively supporting students with activities designed to enhance numeracy and literacy;
  • Supporting students on EHCP
  • Promoting positive behaviour, raising esteem and encouraging an aspirational culture;
  • Working with students to foster their development as independent learners.

We’re looking for you if you have:

  • A good standard of education (ideally Maths/English GCSE grade A* to C or equivalent);
  • A commitment to high standards of achievement from students and yourself;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to act on your own initiative;

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Role Specification).

What we can offer:

  • A competitive Salary;
  • Employee benefits: Pension Scheme, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Programme;
  • A full continuous Professional Development Programme;
  • Training Opportunities through our membership of The Sigma Trust.

Additional Information:

This role will be reviewed annually.

For additional information about our school, please visit The Sigma Trust website

CLOSING DATE: 18th July 2019 (midnight)

SHORTLISTING: 19th July 2019