Learning Support Practitioner - Milton Primary Academy

Leek Road, Milton, Stoke-on-Trent. ST2 7AF
£18,319 - £19,819 Pro Rata
24 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Dear Applicant,

The Headteacher and Governors of Milton Primary Academy are seeking to appoint one experienced Learning Support Practitioner to work with a pupil with Special Educational Needs for 25 hours per week in our Year 5 class. Attached is a job description.

Milton Primary Academy can offer:

  • a supportive, hard-working team
  • a happy and caring environment
  • a superb staff who fully support the leadership and management of the school
  • a school where everyone matters
  • supportive governors, parents and community

Responsibilities of the post:

The Learning Support Practitioner’s (LSP) main role is to provide support for a pupil with an Education, Health and Care Plan. The LSP will ensure that the pupil can integrate as fully as possible in the activities undertaken by the other children in the class and make progress. 

Duties will include running specific programmes and activities to assist the pupil’s individual learning and social needs.  The LSP will be responsible for implementing the targets on the pupil’s passport in liaison with the class teacher and Inclusion Manager.

Key Requirements

  • Experienced in working with children
  • Highly organised
  • Friendly and a team player
  • Works efficiently
  • Good communication skills and being able to liaise with educational professional i.e. Educational Psychologists.
  • Good ICT skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well motivated
  • Excellent Behaviour Management

To apply for this post please download an application from our website www.learningvillage.org.uk (Discover, Job Advertisements) and email it to milton@learningvillage.org.uk by Wednesday 15th August 2018 at 10am. Shortlisting and interviews will be early September.

Yours sincerely,

Chris Dean
Executive Headteacher.


DBS Checks

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.   

Asylum and Immigration

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/acceptable-right-to-work-documents-an-employers-guide

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