Learning Support Assistant (Level 2) Fixed term - Brandhall Primary School

Brennand Road, Oldbury B68 0SH
Band B SCP 9-13 (£16,755-£17,391) pro rata
15 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

To start as soon as possible

Brandhall Primary School is a two form entry primary school with provision for children from the age of two. We believe that every child deserves to experience an inclusive and rich education and that their time at Brandhall should be remembered with happiness and pride in their achievements.  For more information about our school, please visit www.brandhall.sandwell.sch.uk.

The Board of Governors are looking for enthusiastic and hard working Learning Support Assistants to work as 1:1 support for children with special educational needs. We want a dynamic individual with a good knowledge and understanding of SEND to join our dedicated team.  The role will start as soon as possible, subject to clearances and notice periods.

You will need:

  • An excellent attendance record
  • An enthusiastic attitude to working 1:1 with an SEN child
  • Experience and knowledge of working with children
  • A professional attitude to work
  • NVQ Level 2 in Childcare or equivalent qualification
  • To enjoy working with all children aged between 2 and 11
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to undertake training, as required 

We can offer:

  • A friendly and vibrant place of work
  • A very supportive team around you
  • Opportunity for professional development to further grow your talents
  • Appropriate training opportunities 

You can print an application form online but if you would like a Word version of the application form so you can fill it in electronically, please email david.abbiss@brandhall.sandwell.sch.uk.  You can email completed applications back to the same email address. 

Visits to the school prior to application are welcomed but a tour of the school will be arranged for all successfully shortlisted candidates; this will take place before interviews.

If you want to come and see the school or if you have any queries relating to the role, please email david.abbiss@brandhall.sandwell.sch.uk.  Alternatively you can call us on 0121 422 5336.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 6th June 2018 

SHORTLISTING: Thursday 7th June 2018

INTERVIEW DATE: TBC (most likely to be w/c 11/06/2018)

Dates are subject to change but we will endeavour to keep to these dates as far as possible.

Sandwell Council and Brandhall Primary School are firmly committed to safeguarding our children.  Please take the time to read our safeguarding policy prior to applying for this position.  The policy is available to download from this website, along with the job description and person specification.  Alternatively you can view our safeguarding policy via the school website www.brandhall.sandwell.sch.uk.  This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.







32.5 hours per week, term time


Band B SCP 9-13 (£16,755-£17,391) pro rata


Brennand Road, Oldbury B68 0SH

Closing Date:

Wednesday 6th June 2018 

Supporting documents
Job Description
Application Form
Safeguarding Policy

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