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Learning Support Practitioner Level 3 - St. Margaret's CE VA Primary School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
301-303 Birmingham Road, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7AP
Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£25,119 - £22,646) pro rata (Actual salary £19,687 - £22,646) (£13.02 - £14.91 per hour)
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Job Details

Required from 1st January 2024

A class based role working with children in our Early Years (Nursery Class)

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

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 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 vision and 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.

Our school 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. With changes to the new KCSiE 2023, online searches of shortlisted candidates will be carried out.

Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE

Please apply online via WM Jobs

Application closing date: Midday Friday 24th November 2023

Shortlisting in relation to personal specification: Monday 27th November 2023

Interviews: w/c Monday 4th December 2023




32.5 hours per week, term time only - temporary fixed term contract of an initial 12 months due to external funding


Band D SCP 9 - 17 (£25,119 - £22,646) pro rata (Actual salary £19,687 - £22,646) (£13.02 - £14.91 per hour)


St. Margaret's CE VA Primary School, 301-303 Birmingham Road, Great Barr B43 7AP

Closing Date:

Friday 24th November 2023 at midday

Supporting documents
Job Description and Personnel Specification


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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