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Learning Support Practitioner (SEND) – All Saints C of E Primary School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
All Saints C of E Primary School, Wilford Road, West Bromwich, B71 1QN
Band D SCP 9-17 (£25,119 - £28,770 per annum pro rata)
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and committed learning support practitioner to join our team and support the education of pupils with complex social, emotional, mental health and/or learning needs from September 2024.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have specialist knowledge and experience of supporting the learning and development of pupils with behaviours and needs which are frequently associated with a wide range of complex conditions, including ASC, ADHD, emotional dysregulation and Attachment Disorder.
  • Have a depth of understanding, knowledge and experience of working with children with complex communication needs.
  • Demonstrate an unwavering determination to create positive learning experiences for the most vulnerable children.
  • Prioritise supporting care, communication and support of pupils needs.
  • Have a good understanding and practice of how to adapt the environment, teaching style, resources, use the Sandwell Learning Ladder or Hierarchy of Independence and use Widget resources
  • Have a commitment to working as part of a team and sharing good practice.
  • Have a positive outlook, energy and good communication skills.

We can offer:

  • A positive, welcoming environment in a school frequently described as having ‘a family feel’ by those that work here and visit.
  • Dedicated, experienced and innovative learning support team to work with and build positive relationships with.
  • An experienced, supportive and very able school SEND lead who prioritises an inclusive approach to learning.
  • Very good quality professional development as we value our LSP’s who work alongside and in partnership with teaching staff.
  • Networking opportunities though the West Bromwich North SEND Hub Groups.
  • Engaged families and a community room used for parent workshops and events including those supporting School Readiness.
  • The opportunity to work in a good school which is supportive, forward thinking and innovative.
  • Resilient; engaged and happy pupils who make exceptional progress.
  • A creative, well-presented and resourced school including a dance/drama studio, environmental studies room, Arts Area, Extensive Outdoor Forest Area to support all areas of the curriculum, Multi-Use Games area, Outdoor Gym, running track and field space.


Visits to the school are encouraged in order to meet the Head Teacher, tour the school and look at our provision before applying. Expressions of interest and school visits can be made by emailing


As stated in Keeping Children Safe in Education all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. 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. Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE.


Application forms are available from the School Business Manager and are returnable to by Monday 17th June 2024 at 12noon.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week beginning 24th June 2024.



Hours / Weeks:  32.5 hours per week, term time only

Grade: Band D SCP 9-17 (£25,119 - £28,770 per annum pro rata)

Location: All Saints C of E Primary School, Wilford Road, West Bromwich, B71 1QN

Contract Type: Permanent                

Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024 @ 12 noon



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;

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

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