Classroom Support Assistant
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: SVP 0604
  • Published: Wed 03/05/2023, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/06/2023, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: Term Time Only (25 hours per week)
  • Salary: Salary: NJC Scale 1, £20,258 - £20,441 (2023 pay award pending) Actual Salary: £11,419 - £11,522 + SEN Allowance £1,401
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sylvester Primary Academy, Merseyside

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Classroom Support Assistant

Classroom Support Assistant – 3 Posts

Salary: NJC Scale 1, £20,258 - £20,441 (2023 pay award pending)

Actual Salary: £11,419 - £11,522 + SEN Allowance £1,401

To start: June 2023 (or earlier if available)  

Fixed term (31 August 2024 initially) linked to funding. Term Time Only (25 hours per week)

We are seeking to appoint Classroom Support Assistants to join the school and work as part of a class team providing 1-1 support for pupils, helping to develop independence and communication interaction. Candidates should be suitably qualified and have experience of working with pupils who have ADHD/SEMH/Complex Needs. The successful candidates must be highly committed and show initiative.   

We can offer you:

  • Fantastic, eager children with a thirst for learning
  • A dynamic, friendly staff who are passionate about raising standards and aspirations for all children
  • A well-resourced school both internally and externally
  • A supportive and reflective Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body
  • An opportunity to develop your career through effective CPD opportunities

Sylvester Primary Academy is a one form entry school with 260 pupils on roll, including a Nursery. In the most recent Ofsted report (October 2019), the school was judged to be a ‘Good’ school.

You will be given full support in your career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students.  You will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD both in school, from the Wade Deacon Trust and access external CPD such as NPQs. We are committed to professional development and have a strong track record of supporting colleagues to progress in their careers.

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


How to Apply

Application Forms

Any interested candidate should apply by completing the Application Form, Supplementary Information Form, and attaching an accompanying letter of support, maximum two sides of A4 font 12, addressing the following points:

  • why you are interested in this post and how you have prepared yourself so far
  • what contributions you feel you can make to students’ development within our school
  • any particular areas of strength and expertise you feel you may have

The application form and supplementary information form can be downloaded from the recruitment page on the Trust website;

If you have any difficulty downloading the application form, please contact the school to request a hard copy by post. Our telephone number is 0151 477 8320.

Application Submission

Ideally you should email your application to  with ‘Classroom Support Assistant” in the subject line.

Alternatively, you may post your application to Mr D Malthouse, at Sylvester Primary Academy, St Johns Road, Huyton,L36 0UX


We welcome informal visits from all applicants before they apply. If you wish to do so, please contact the school office.

Application Deadline

Applications should arrive in school by 9am, Monday 5 June 2023

Interviews will take place 19 and 20 June 2023



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