Learning Support Assistants (LSA) (in main school) including Manual Handling and Personal Care

Salary: NJC 4 (£22,179) pro rata. Salary Scale NJC 4-6

Actual Salary: £17,917.70 plus £500 additional responsibility

Hours: 34 hours per week, term time only/40 weeks per year approx. (Part time requests will not be considered)

Required from: November 2022, or sooner by negotiation

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 20th October

Interviews: Tuesday 25th October

To Apply: Complete the non-teaching application form (you are advised to use a PC, not a Mac)



This Role: We are seeking dynamic people, who want to work with students with a range of learning and physical needs.

We are a successful and highly inclusive school with a dedicated, supportive and forward-thinking team of learning support assistants.

In addition to supporting students with their learning, your duties may also include: tending to students’ personal care needs, including toileting, physiotherapy, mobility, dressing and assisting with manual handling using specialist equipment.  The successful candidate will be provided with comprehensive and ongoing training for the above-mentioned duties.  They will also liaise with therapists to ensure all appropriate therapy is delivered.

We wish to appoint colleagues who:

  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • are able to work effectively as part of a team

  • experience of, or interest in, supporting students with a range of individual needs

  • are able to work full time, 34 hours per week

The position would suit those considering a teaching career (opportunities exist, for suitable candidates, to be sponsored for teacher training in the future) wishing to gain experience in a mainstream secondary school, those interested in Educational Psychology or seeking a longer term post working with teenagers in a supportive role in a stimulating environment.