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Learning Support Assistant (Part-Time)

Deadline Date: 31st October 2022

Applications are invited for a suitably qualified Learning Support Assistant with relevant experience of working with children in Key Stages 3 and 4. This is a permanent part-time (term time only) post at Yarm School, joining the Learning Skills Department. The post is based on 16 hours per week, term time only – for more information please see the ‘Contractual Matters’ section of the job description.

The desired candidate will be confident in supporting children with SEND with a focus on science. They will be committed to delivering outstanding support, both within a classroom context and when leading small group and individual interventions. This role requires excellent communication skills, commitment to teamwork and a passion for working with pupils with SEND.

As a Learning Support Assistant at Yarm School you will:

  • Support pupils with SEND in the classroom, with a focus on science.
  • Work closely with the subject teachers to plan input and support for identified pupils.
  • Deliver one to one, small group and booster intervention support for pupils with SEND.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 31st October 2022. 

Applications will be assessed on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Due to the anticipated volume of applications for this role, the School may seek to interview and/or appoint earlier than the stated deadlines.  We regret that no feedback can be provided, for the same reason.

Completed application forms, with covering letter, should be emailed to the HR Department (HR@yarmschool.org) as soon as possible and no later than the closing date, or posted in hard copy to:

The School Manager
Yarm School
The Friarage
Stockton on Tees
TS15 9EJ

Telephone  01642 786023

Yarm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be subject to vetting checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Applicants for all vacancies at Yarm School are encouraged to read these policies before applying:
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Vetting and Suitability Policy