Start Date: Thursday 16th June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 24th June 2022
Interviews: Tues 5th July, these may be held earlier
Salary: Grade 3, Point 4 – 6 (£19,264 - £20,043) Pro Rata
Contract Type: Required for September 2022 for 35 hours per week (08.30 am – 16.00 pm) for 39 weeks per year

Learning Support Assistant (1-1)

Grade 3, Point 4 – 6 (£19,264 - £20,043) Pro Rata

Required for September 2022 for 35 hours per week (08.30 am – 16.00 pm)

for 39 weeks per year. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Learning Support Assistant to join a supportive staff team at our popular and successful school. The role will be primarily to support a student 1-1 but will also include working with small groups, under the guidance and direction of the Student Support Manager/SENDCo and teaching colleagues. The role may potentially involve personal care for the specified individual student.

Students are offered a safe, nurturing and supportive environment where they can grow and develop to fulfil their potential. We encourage students to take ownership of their learning by providing engaging opportunities and equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to face the challenges beyond secondary school.

Thomas Gainsborough School is a consistently high performing, well resourced, and truly comprehensive school, with a firm belief in excellence for each and every student, placing students at the heart of their curriculum. You can find out more about the school at

The school continues to invest in high quality professional development and provides a range of employee benefits.

The school is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application, or would like to speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Mrs Nicola Wilby

Closing date: Friday 24th June 2022, 9am

Interviews: 5th July 2022, these may be held earlier

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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