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New Vacancy- Temporary Learning support assistant

We are looking to appoint a temporary Learning Support Assistant to work at the Grove Primary School in the new academic year.  

We are seeking to recruit a temporary Learning Support Assistant to work at The Grove Primary School. This position will be 30 hours a week 8:30am to 3:30pm and provisionally ends on 20th August 2022.


The Grove Primary School is a vibrant and aspirational community-focused school with a positive approach to learning and behaviour.  We are looking for inspiring people to join our dedicated team on our rewarding journey to serve an extremely diverse population with wonderful children.  We are committed in all we do to achieving our school aim of high expectations of teaching and learning within a nurturing environment.  We are very proud of the journey our school community has been on, and continue to strive to provide opportunities and skills for our children to enable them to achieve their aspirations and dreams. 


If you want the opportunity to work within a supportive, friendly environment in this community focused and improving school, this opportunity could be for you. 


This is a varied role, and would suit an enthusiastic, adaptable, and flexible individual.  The successful candidate will reflect our school aim of high expectations of teaching and learning within a nurturing environment, whilst upholding and exemplifying our school values. 


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


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.

Further information

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, visit our school website.


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

  • £13,0766.53 - £13,338.30 Actual Salary (FTE £18,933- £19,312 Grade 5)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service

Application deadline – Midnight on Wednesday 6th October 2021

Interviews – Tuesday 12th October 2021

Start date – Monday 25th October 2021

All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.