Learning Support Assistant

Scale C (points 3-4) Full time salary £18,562 – £18,933

28.75 hours per week, daily 8.30am until 3.30pm term time plus one week (39 weeks). Actual starting salary £12,298

The ideal candidate will be able to cover 30 minutes MSA duty every lunchtime with an additional salary agreed for this duty.

We a seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant in our successful, creative and vibrant school. Phonics and/or having ELSA experience would be an advantage.

Are you:

  • Caring, reliable and motivated?
  • Passionate about learning, resilient and enthusiastic?
  • Experienced and confident in supporting children with Phonics?
  • Able to work as part of a team?
  • Available for Immediate employment?

For further information about the experience and skills required, please view the job profile on our website. You are warmly invited to telephone the Headteacher, who will be pleased to discuss the post in more detail.

Application and Recruitment forms are available on our school website.

Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing Date:    Wednesday October 20th            

Interview Date:   Week commencing November 1st   

Early application is encouraged, we reserve the right to close the application round early, should we have suitable candidates to interview for the position sooner.

If you have not heard from us within seven days of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We thank you for your interest in our school.

Applicants should be supportive of our ethos. St Francis of Assisi welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to DBS checks along with relevant employment checks. We are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply