Learning Support Assistant

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School
A part of Christ the King Catholic Collegiate
Learning Support Assistant Level 1B
Starting Salary – £18,065 full time equivalent

31.25 hours per week
Term Time plus one additional week (39 weeks per year)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Working hours will be
8.45am – 3.30pm, Monday – Friday

The Directors and Head teacher of this successful and popular Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint a hardworking, qualified and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to support a child, currently in our Nursery class, with an Education Health Care Plan. A vacancy exists for someone who is supportive of the Catholic Ethos of the school and demonstrates the following attributes:

  • An enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who will bring a sense of energy and passion to the role.
  • a high level of general education – English and Maths at GCSE C or above is essential as is a NVQ2 or equivalent Qualification.
  • can use their initiative to work independently and flexibly.
  • has experience of working with children in a Primary School setting
  • loves working with children and forms good relationships with children and adults.

At St Thomas Aquinas we offer the following:

  • a supportive, positive and enthusiastic staff team.
  • children who are well behaved and eager to learn.
  • very supportive parents.
  • excellent professional learning opportunities.
  • a school community which is committed to continual improvement and where every child is encouraged to succeed.

Please note the closing date for this post is Wednesday 5th February 2020 at noon.

Interviews will take place on Monday 10th February 2020.

Application packs can be obtained via email to or by contacting Miss Sherratt on 01782 234919. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed.

St Thomas Aquinas is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting