Learning Support Assistants - Cape Primary

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Cape Primary School, Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4SH
Band B, SCP 3-4 £22,737-£23,114 pro rata (£11.79-£11.98 per hour) (actual £17,820-£18,116 per annum)
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Cape Primary is a ‘Good’ school as verified by OFSTED in June 2023. We are a vibrant three form entry, multicultural primary school based in the heart of Smethwick on the border of Birmingham. We are looking for great learning support assistants to work across our school . We have a hardworking, dedicated team of staff who work together to raise standards and ensure high aspirations of every child they teach. Our children are polite and friendly and show a willingness to learn. 

Developing the whole child is at the heart of what we do and we believe firmly in preparing each and every child for the next stage of their journey.

If you would like to be part of our team and would like further information or to visit our school then please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

This is a fixed term post to support children with additional needs within the school.
If you are interested in applying for a post at our school then please contact the school office or email headteacher@cape.sandwell.sch.uk to find out more. We can arrange a time for you to visit the school in order to find out a little bit more about us. In the meantime, have a look at our website to find out more about the school www.capeprimary.com  

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 and satisfactory references are therefore required for this role. 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. Online searches and pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE.

The closing date is 05/12/23 4pm 
The start date will be as soon as possible

Applications are returnable to the school.


32.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 days. Fixed term until 31 August due to working with 1:1 pupils


Band B, SCP 3-4 £22,737-£23,114 pro rata (£11.79-£11.98 per hour) (actual £17,820-£18,116 per annum)


Cape Primary School, Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4SH

Closing Date:

Tuesday 05 December 2023 at 4pm 

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Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form


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  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
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  • 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

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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
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West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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