Learning Support Practitioner Level 3 - Ferndale Primary

Ferndale Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5QF
Band D SCP 9 to 17, £13,803 to £16,242 per annum
30 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

LSP Level 3 –

1 x full time temporary – Maternity leave cover 


Fixed term due to cover for staff maternity absence. Working with children with ASD and complex communication needs.

The role may be based in one of our Learning Zones with children with ASD and complex communication needs or with 1:1 children in classrooms.

The Governors wish to appoint an energetic and committed Learning Support staff member for our large primary school. We are well staffed with highly qualified support staff who participate actively the life of our school, including through appraisal.

The successful applicant will have good classroom support skills, high expectations and will be part of our friendly and hardworking team. They will have a good understanding of working with children with SEND and a flexible approach to working with children.

We are fully focused on raising standards through bespoke CPD, whilst ensuring the effective development of the whole child.

We are looking for someone who is

  • Focused on supporting in innovative and creative ways

  • Committed to our values, our children, parents and community

  • A clear thinking, positive, aspirational and organised practitioner who demonstrates emotional intelligence.

Informal ‘visits’ are warmly welcomed and encouraged – please contact the school, on 0121 357 3326 or email Pauline.grant@ferndale.sandwell.sch.uk.  Depending upon the number of applicants, this may be virtual.

We are committed to safeguarding procedures.  We wish for you to be your authentic self in our school, where you will feel safe and respected.

Application closing date: Sunday 23rd May 2021.

Interviews and observations will be held during weeks commencing 24th May and 8th June 2021.




27.5 hours per week, term time 


Band D SCP 9 to17 £13,803 to £16,242 per annum


Ferndale Primary School, Ferndale Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5QF

Closing Date:

Sunday 23rd May 2021

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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