Birmingham City Council

Learning Support Assistant

Kings Norton Girls' School Selly Oak Road Birmingham B30 1HW Telephone Number: 0121 675 1305
£23,687 to £24,644, actual salary £20,710 to £21,547
15 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Learning Support Assistant

£23,687 to £24,644, actual salary £20,710 to £21,547

Hours per week: Full time, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term as the post is linked to the local authority funding of a named child.

Kings Norton Girls' School

Selly Oak Road


B30 1HW

Telephone Number: 0121 675 1305

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Kings Norton Girls’ School and Sixth Form is an OFSTED outstanding school and one of the top comprehensives in the country. Our school lies in the heart of our community and is highly regarded locally.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled professional to join our SEND team. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record of working with young people to promote effective learning and overcome barriers.

The role will be primarily to provide one to one support for an identified pupil in KS3. Experience of working with pupils with Autism and generalised anxiety would be preferable. Additional experience of supporting students with Type 1 diabetes would also be desirable, although training for this can be provided.

The successful candidate should be passionate about making a difference to the lives of students and keen to join a school that is relentless in its pursuit of excellence. You will be enthusiastic about ensuring the students you work with make outstanding progress. In return we can offer a supportive culture that is constantly seeking to improve learners’

experience and attainment through working collaboratively and being willing to adopt new ideas.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 27 September 2021, 9am

Full details can be found on the school’s website

Should you wish to discuss the post further, please contact Ms Gemma Cartin, SENCO on: or via the school switchboard 0121 675 1305.

Applications can be made by submitting your completed application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Denise Wilson: or via the TES portal. We do not accept CV applications, only those submitted on the KNGS application form will be considered.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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