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Learning Support Assistant Level 2 - Crocketts Community Primary

Crocketts Community Primary School (SIPS)
Crocketts Community Primary, Coopers Lane, Smethwick, B67 7DW
Grade B, SCP 3-4 (£22,737 - £23,114 p.a.) Actual Salary is £17,436 - £17,960 p.a.
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details

We want to add two more caring and committed professionals to join our large team of support staff in our happy, inclusive and forward thinking school where we are all on a mission to ‘unlock futures.’   As part of our inclusive ethos we have a Focus Provision for children with complex learning, medical and physical needs.  We are looking for staff to support children with 1:1 needs. Experience of working with children who have complex learning needs or emotional behavioural needs would be an advantage, although the right candidate is more important.

The successful candidates will:

  • be passionate about children’s well-being and love working with children
  • be able to demonstrate patience and remain calm to support dysregulated children
  • be hard working and flexible
  • have experience of supporting children on a one to one and/or small group intervention basis
  • have a proven ability to support pupils to gain better outcomes
  • be able to engage, motivate and inspire children
  • have high expectations of both themselves and children, regardless of circumstance
  • support the care and welfare of children, including toileting and feeding as required.

In return we offer

  • a nurturing ethos where every child and adult is driven to do their best
  • an environment where everyone feels welcomed respected, included and valued
  • enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to have fun
  • opportunities for continued professional development and access to regular CPD and Team Meetings
  • A teaching staff and senior leadership team who recognise the value, impact, importance and welfare of support staff.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school to arrange a visit.

The Governors and staff of Crocketts Community Primary are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. 

Applicants for the post will be subject satisfactory clearances including an Enhanced DBS Check. 

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 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

Application forms and further details are available to download  below. Completed applications should be returned directly to the school via post or email. A job description, personnel specification and application form are available to download. Application forms should be returned by email to

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email. 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

Hours: 32.5 hours per week  

Grade: Grade B, SCP 3-4 (£22,737 - £23,114 p.a.) Actual Salary is £17,436 - £17,960 p.a.   

Location:  Crocketts Community Primary, Coopers Lane Smethwick B67 7DW 

Closing Date: Friday 14 June 2024 at 9:00am   

Interviews: w/b 17 June 2024 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a short task with a group of children. Tasks will be scheduled for week beginning 17 June 2024


Company info
0121 558 1659
Coopers Lane
West Midlands
B67 7DW

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