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New Vacancy- Learning Support Assistant

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work at Sherard Primary School and to start this academic year. 

We are seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistants to work at Sherard Primary School and other schools within our Trust. The role will be permanent and working hours will be 32.5 hours (term time only plus insets).

At Sherard Primary School we are looking to appoint 1 Learning Support Assistant. We are looking for reflective and skilled Learning Support Assistants who can motivate and encourage children as required and support children with special educational needs throughout the school.

Experience of working with children with SEN and knowledge of Child Protection and Health and Safety policies are essential. 

You will have an NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent.  Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English is essential, or currently working towards. Along with good interpersonal skills, you will be emphatic with children and young people, and be able to work effectively as part of a small team. 


About the Mowbray Education Trust

The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school; with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.

Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools.  The central team are based at offices within John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray. 

Further information

The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:

  • Salary dependent on job offered - £14,166.24 - £14,449.81 (£18,933-£19,312 FTE)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service.

Start date – As soon as possible

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check – this includes a 6 month probationary period.