Learning Support Assistants - Atlantic Academy

  • Job Reference: 00000247-1
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Launceston College Multi Academy Trust
  • Location: Bideford, Devon
  • Salary: £18,333 to £18,475
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our wonderful school and work with our exceptional students. We are currently recruiting for two SEN Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and committed team. The successful candidates will each work 1:1 to support a Key Stage 3 student throughout their school day. They will make a real and positive impact on the lives of the children they support and play a crucial role in their development and progress.

They will also be a member of our SEND Supporting Excellence Team. We are now a team of ten highly committed teachers and support teacher working together to support our students to outstanding outcomes.

What you’ll need to succeed

We are seeking people to thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people.

We will provide training in all aspects of SEND and the role is likely to broaden to supporting individual and very small groups of students in a variety of interventions.

What you’ll get in return

Atlantic Academy is a friendly school where staff are highly supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom. We pride ourselves in ensuring all members of staff including our support staff have access to regular training. All our members of staff attend regular training on child protection and all aspects of Special educational Needs. We offer access to a local government pension and other benefits, such as a sickness scheme, generous leave entitlement and cycle to work scheme. We are committed to developing and investing in our staff and can offer the opportunity to gain a relevant professional qualification in this post. 

Grade B £9.50 - £9.57 (£18,333 - £18,475 fte), actual salary £12,295.36 - £12,390.60 

Each role is Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.15pm (30 minutes unpaid lunch), 30 hours, term time only. 

Fixed term with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate. 

If you are looking for a part time role please let us know as flexibility can be considered. 


If you would like to apply, please download an application form from our Trust recruitment website https://www.launcestoncollegemat.org.uk/work-for-us or phone us to arrange for an application form to be sent to you on 01566 772468. 

Closing date: Monday 6th June 2022 9am 

Safeguarding Statement:

Launceston College Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.