SEND Learning Support Assistant John Gulson Primary School

Grade 3
11 Oct 2021
19 Oct 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

John Gulson Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All pupils and members of staff at John Gulson Primary School Primary School are provided with opportunities to fulfil their potential without discrimination of any kind, as referenced in the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated practitioner to support a child with high-level SEND needs in our Early Years setting.

The Headteacher is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational SEND Learning Support Assistant who will support an EYFS child with high level SEND.

You will have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible working in the classroom. You will have excellent Maths and English skills. You will join a strong and supportive team of staff who are committed to providing the best possible learning opportunities for its children and staff. Candidates must be committed and passionate about improving the life chances of every child.

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities 
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school

Fixed term until child leaves school or Educational Healthcare Plan funding ceases

Visits to the school are encouraged. The Head of SEND will be offering tours of the school on: Thursday 14th October at 8:30am OR 3:30pm. 

Please contact the school office on 02476 227791 to book on to one of these.

For an informal visit please contact the school by e-mail to

Applications packs are available to download below  and the school website ( and are returnable direct to the school

Closing Date: Tuesday 19th October 2021 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Thursday 21st October 2021

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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