Learning Support Practitioner Level 3 - Ferndale Primary

Ferndale Primary School, Ferndale Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5QF
Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£20,903 - £24,491) pro rata (Actual salary £15,057 - £17,719)
23 Nov 2021
09 Dec 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

EYFS LSP Level 3 – 1 x full time (30  hours)- temporary position to cover a maternity leave, based in Nursery initially.

The Governors wish to appoint an energetic and committed Learning Support staff member for our large primary school. Our highly qualified support staff actively participate in the life of our school, including through appraisal. The post will initially be working with children within the school nursery, though, if needed in the future, could be deployed elsewhere in school. (In this circumstance, the contract alters to 27.5 hours)

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 in Primary school (including in Early Years) and will have 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.

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: w/b Friday 10th December 2021

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




30 hours per week, term time 


Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£20,903 - £24,491) pro rata (Actual salary £15,057 - £17,719)


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

Closing Date:

Thursday 9th December 2021

Supporting documents
Job Description and Personnel Specification

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