Learning Support Practitioner

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£18,933 - £20,092 (pro rata) Actual salary £ 13,922 - £14,775
30 Jun 2021
25 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

We require a Learning Support Practitioner to support pupils with Special Educational Needs.  The Applicants must be able to:

  • Support a range of pupils in overcoming difficulties in learning in classroom and small group situations
  • Respond to pupils in a positive way
  • Use initiative and work independently
  • Keep written records
  • Liaise with staff and other agencies
  • Supervise groups of students as necessary (including managing learning in teachers absence)
  • Experience of supporting pupils with visual impairment; behavioural, emotional and social difficulties or English as an additional language would be beneficial

The successful candidate must ideally have experience in delivering intervention programmes in areas such as:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Speech language and communication
  • Social, emotional and mental health difficulties


BSL1 is desirable, but not essential

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to DBS disclosure.  Potential candidates are welcome to visit the school by appointment.

Application forms and further details can be obtained by contacting Miss L Birkin on 01782 883000 or lbirkin@smwca.org.uk

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