Learning Support Assistant (Level 2) Visual Impairment - Northfield School & Sports College

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/09/2023 12:00
Grade F point 7-8, £16,538-£16,840 (actual pay)
Hours per week:
32.5 hrs/week – term time only (plus PD Days as required)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
29 Sep
Further Information
Vacancy: Learning Support Assistant (Level 2) Visual Impairment (1 year fixed term in the first instance)
Start: ASAP
Contract: 32.5 hrs/week – term time only (plus PD Days as required)
Salary: Grade F point 7-8, £16,538-£16,840 (actual pay)
Closing Date: Friday 29th September 2023, 12 noon

‘Pupils behave well. Staff and pupils get on well’ - Ofsted, February 2023

Northfield School is a large 11-16 school and specialist sports college. We are an ambitious and inclusive school with state of the art facilities and interactive technology in a well-resourced newly refurbished main building and a separate new Year 7 school.

Following an inspection in February 2023, Ofsted judged the school to be good in all areas. Results in the summer continued the upward trend. This is a great time to join our school.

We are looking to appoint a positive, flexible, proactive and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant. The successful candidate will be a patient and caring individual who can provide effective enhanced support to Visually Impaired pupils, with a strong emphasis on developing pupil confidence and promoting independent learning. Experience of working with young people with a visual impairment and/or an ability to communicate using braille would be an advantage; however is not a requirement for the role.

We can offer you:
• an enthusiastic, talented and supportive team
• a newly built and superbly resourced teaching and learning environment
• excellent opportunities for CPD
• a staff health and well being programme
• a warm, friendly and positive working environment where everyone is valued

An official application form and further details are available on our web page www.northfieldssc.org and should be returned to HR@northfieldssc.org

Alternatively, applications are also accepted by post (FAO Catherine Frost). NB: we do not accept CVs.

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment; please call Catherine Frost on 01642 557373 or email HR@northfieldssc.org

Closing date: FRIDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2023, 12 NOON

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The posts are subject to enhanced disbarring bureau service disclosure.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.