Learning Support Practitioner Level 3 - Burnt Tree Primary School

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Hill Road, Tividale, B69 2LN
Band D SCP 9-17 £20,903 to £24,491 pro rata, £16,312 to £19,195 per annum
13 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our children? Do you want to work in a nurturing school, where we care about every child and member of staff? If so, the children of Burnt Tree Primary school are looking for you!

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly skilled Level 3 Learning Support Practitioner, to join our team of strong support staff. The role will require a high level of experience of working with children in upper key stage 2, as initially the role is for classroom support in a year 6 class. The role will require you to support within the classroom working with groups of children, withdrawing groups when necessary to work on specific skills and to cover the teaching of the class on occasions.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic and well-motivated
  • Has good interpersonal skills
  • Has a commitment to working in partnership with parents and carers

Burnt Tree Primary is a good school (Ofsted 2019) our children are friendly, enthusiastic and keen to learn. The staff work exceptionally well together and there is an excellent programme of professional development. If you are a committed and skilled learning support practitioner with energy and a desire to learn please contact the school for further details and an application form. Visits to the school are very welcome please see the times below.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of providing classroom support, be able to use their own initiative, have good time management skills and be able to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will also hold a relevant Level 3 qualification. We welcome flexible, dedicated staff who will support the caring ethos of the school.

To apply please download an application form and return it to school.  Please ensure that the reference number for the role you are applying for is written on your application form.

Visits to the school are encouraged – please contact the school office on 0121-557-2967 to book one of the following times:

Monday 20th September – 9.30am

Wednesday 22nd September – 4.00pm

Please address your application to Mrs Claire Brown, School Business Manager. The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 27th September 2021. Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 28th September 2021. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be contacted to attend an interview and related task which will take place week commencing 4th October 2021 (exact date to be confirmed).

Sandwell Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role.


32.5 hours per week, term time plus training days


Band D SCP 9-17 £20,903 to £24,491 pro rata, £16,312 to £19,195 per annum

Hill Road, Tividale B69 2LN

Closing date:

10am on Monday 27th September 2021

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form

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