Learning Support Practitioner Level 3 - Ferndale Primary School

Ferndale Primary School, Ferndale Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5QF
Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£20,903 - £24,491) pro rata (Actual salary £13,803 - £16,242)
23 Nov 2021
09 Dec 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

2 x full time (27.5 hours) and temporary – SEN funded


Fixed term due to funding for SEND. Working with children with ASD and complex communication needs.

The full time role may be based in one of our Learning Zones with children with ASD and complex communication needs or with 1:1 children in classrooms.

The Governors wish to appoint an energetic and committed Learning Support staff member for our large primary school. We are well staffed with highly qualified support staff who participate actively the life of our school, including through appraisal.

The successful applicant will have good classroom support skills, high expectations and will be part of our friendly and hardworking team. They will have a good understanding of working with children with SEND and a flexible approach to working with children.

We are fully focused on raising standards through bespoke CPD, whilst ensuring the effective development of the whole child.

We are looking for someone who is

  • Focused on supporting in innovative and creative ways
  • Committed to our values, our children, parents and community
  • A clear thinking, positive, aspirational and organised practitioner who demonstrates emotional intelligence.

Informal visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged – please contact the school.

We are committed to safeguarding procedures. We wish for you to your authentic self in our school, where you will feel safe and respected.  You are welcome to visit our school. Depending upon the number of applicants, this may be virtual.

Application closing date: Thursday 9th December 2021

Shortlisting in relation to personal specification: Friday 10th December 2021

Interviews (virtual), following successful observation: w/b 13th December 2021




27.5 hours per week, term time 


Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£20,903 - £24,491) pro rata (Actual salary £13,803 - £16,242)


Ferndale Primary School, Ferndale Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham. B43 5QF 

Closing Date:

9th December 2021

Supporting documents
Job Description and Personnel Specification

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