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Learning Support Assistant

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
Castle Batch Primary School Academy
Part Time
29th June 2020
Start Date
1st September 2020
4th July 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2020
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Fixed Term until 31/08/2021
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1107343

Castle Batch is an exciting, forward thinking and dynamic primary academy, with a dedicated team of staff who look to bring out the best in all our children not just academically, but also on a social and emotional level. We have a strong ethos of inclusion in relation to our SEND children. The school has a specialist Language Base which supports children with speech and language disorders. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person to work as part of our KS1 Language Base team. You will be required to support children’s language through a variety of activities providing both 1:1 and small group support.

Hours: 16 hours and 30 minutes per week, term time only.   Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8.30 – 3pm 

 The successful candidates will need:  

  • A good standard of education/ three or more GCSEs including maths and English at Grade C minimum or L2 literacy and numeracy
  • Experience of successfully supporting children
  • Creative and good at thinking ‘outside the box’
  • An ability to adapt and respond to the needs of children
  • Good interpersonal skills


  • Working towards NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification
  • Experience of working with children with speech and language disorders
  • Makaton signing

We can offer you:  

  • A school ethos which puts the child right at the centre of all that we do
  • A leadership team who are committed to your wellbeing, supporting you to focus upon the key things that make a difference for children
  • Friendly, dedicated and supportive colleagues
  • The opportunity to develop your career as part of a growing multi academy trust
  • A fun and exciting approach to learning, where creativity and new ideas are highly valued

Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 working days of the closing date, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date: 03/07/2020 

Interview date: 13/07/2020 


Safeguarding Statement:

Castle Batch Primary School Academy 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Castle Batch Primary School Academy

Castle Batch Primary School Academy

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