1:1 Learning Support Assistant
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: ED/21/157704
  • Published: Mon 05/07/2021, 12:55 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/09/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 16.25 hours per week
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bristol, North Somerset

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1:1 Learning Support Assistant

School:                        St Andrew’s CE Primary School

Hours:                         16.25 hours per week, term time only, no INSET days

Contract:                    Fixed Term Contract from 1 October 2021, earlier if possible, to 31 August 2022 pending funding review or the child’s departure from school, whichever is the earliest.

Salary:                         JG3, £19,312 - £19,698 per annum, pro rata

Actual Salary:            £6,620 - £6,753 for the fixed term contract (£7,222 - £7,532 per annum)


St Andrew’s is a successful Church of England Primary School operating at the heart of the local community with proven dedication to its pupils and staff. We are an accredited Thrive school, passionate about supporting all of our children with their emotional and social development as well as their academic progress. From 1 October 2021, earlier if possible, we require an enthusiastic and creative LSA to join our team and support a Key Stage 2 child in receipt of Top Up Funding. The post is term time only with no attendance on INSET days. Daily working hours are 8.45am to 12.00pm.


The successful candidate will be a strong team player expected to work under the direction of the class teacher and from own initiative to ensure the best support of the child and class. Experience of working in a school and working with children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs is essential. The successful candidate must have good levels of English and Maths and be able to engage effectively with children, staff and parents to nurture pupil development.


The successful candidate will also:

  • Demonstrate strong behaviour management
  • Be self motivated, creative and flexible
  • Work closely with the teacher in delivering education plans
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • Be committed to effectively supporting the learning of pupils


In return our friendly, engaging and exciting school can offer:

  • Happy and enthusiastic children
  • A highly motivated and forward thinking team
  • A positive learning environment indoor and out
  • A well resourced and refurbished school
  • Supportive governors, parents, church and community


Visits to the school are welcomed in line with current social distancing measures. To arrange an appointment please contact the school office on 01934 832505. All information regarding this vacancy can be found at www.standrewscongresbury.co.uk


St Andrew’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a DBS Barred List and DBS Disclosure check and satisfactory references being received.     


Closing Date:            9am, Friday 3 September 2021

Interview Date:        Monday 13 September 2021


Address:                     Station Road, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5DX

Tel:                               01934 832 505

E-mail:                         office@standrewsprimary.org.uk

Web:  www.standrewscongresbury.co.uk

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