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Learning Support Assistant and Midday Meal Supervisor - Sacred Heart Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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To work with two named pupils KS1 & KS2

£21,268.34 actual pay TTO (pro rata) per annum 

32.5 hours per week LSA (8.30-3.30pm)

(half hour unpaid lunch break)

Term time only (39 weeks)

Event Linked contract

We are seeking to appoint a strong and adaptable SEN Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to work with 2 pupils with an Education Health and Care plan and to fulfil the role of a midday meal supervisor.  You must have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, and understanding of early reading and phonics. In addition, a working knowledge of how to support pupils with language and communication difficulties, social communication, cognition and learning and social skills is essential. You would be working under the direction of the class teacher and Senco. 

You will be required to support children’s learning and development, help to plan and organise activities and the learning environment as well as contribute to the overall ethos of the school.  You will also be required to participate in training and other learning activities as necessary and undertake first aid training.

Experience of working with children with SEN is desirable and you should have experience of working with children in a mainstream educational setting. You should be able to demonstrate knowledge/understanding of the needs of such pupils described above.  

This is a temporary, event linked post.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

    successful SEN practice in a primary setting

    working flexibly as part of a team

    initiative and be able to work independently

    working successfully with individuals and groups of pupils in class, and on the playground

    supporting pupils with additional needs and deliver interventions.

    the ability to follow all school policies, in particular Safeguarding, Behaviour and KCSIE.

This post would suit an experienced Teaching Assistant or an aspiring teacher and would provide an excellent opportunity to acquire the skills and experience necessary to apply for teacher training. 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email - or post.

Closing date: 16 April 2024 (Noon) 

Shortlisting: 17 April 2024 

Interviews: 23 April 2024 

 “The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary's Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.”

“The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.” 

CVs are not accepted.

The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s Catholic Primary Schools, Battersea

Sacred Heart Primary School 

Este Road, Battersea

London, SW11 2TD

Tel: 020 7223 5611 


Web site address: www.

Executive Headteacher: Mr J. Brading

Associate Headteacher: Mrs N Byrne

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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