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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

Required:September 2022

Pay Range:Scale 3

Contract Type: Full-Time/Term Time only

Contract Term: Fixed Term (allocated to funding)

Contracted Hours: 28.45hpw  -  Monday to Friday – 08.45am to 15.15pm

The Trustees of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint and experienced, enthusiastic, and caring Learning Support Assistant, with specific skills in managing challenging behaviour. You will be working alongside class teachers and will work in a variety of roles, including supporting an allocated child, a group of children, or a whole class group. The successful candidate will be able to provide academic, emotional, and social support to enable the children to achieve their best. This role may also encompass lunch time duties.

As a Trust we have:

  • Exceptionally well-behaved pupils who are proud of their school and achievements
  • A welcoming and warm environment where everyone is valued and respected
  • Strong and experienced leadership team, dedicated to the professional development of staff
  • Strong Church community links and a supportive Governing Body

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working with children with a range of needs
  • Able to positively support children who display challenging behaviours
  • The ability to inspire children with the love of learning
  • Be patient, calm and dedicated to their child’s success
  • Able to support the Catholic ethos of the school

NVQ Level 2 in Learning Support/Early Years, NNEB or equivalent qualifications would be advantageous.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please arrange to do so by emailing Mrs Irene Nelson, H.R. Manager for the Trust at An application pack can be found at


Completed CES application forms should be emailed to Mrs Irene Nelson.

The school reserves the right to appoint a candidate during the application process.

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance, an enhanced DBS.

Applications must be made using the school’s downloadable application form.  (CES Application Form).  Available from the school website, CESEW website, or upon request.

Closing Date:   Friday 1st July 2022      

Interviews:       w/c 4th July 2022