Learning Support Assistant

  30 hours per week term time only

Required from: As soon as possible

Salary: G3  (10-15)

£16,863 -£18,072 pro rata


This is a highly successful School, which is totally inclusive.  We pride ourselves on the delivery of high quality teaching, which enables all of our pupils to learn effectively.  All of our staff, both teaching and associate, are valued and respected as true professionals.

The post holder will provide support to teaching staff and students, overseeing access to learning and support programmes and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils.

The successful candidate will provide support for SEND pupils providing particular help for those students with learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social or physical disabilities and may be required to supervise whole classes when required in the short term absence of a teacher.   Experience as a teaching assistant of caring background would be beneficial.

As an employer we offer a range of benefits including a staff rewards programme (offering retail/holiday discounts), cycle to work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme (a 24 hour confidential advice and support service) and access to ongoing CPD.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you require further information and I look forward to receiving your application.

All applications to be sent to Lisa Thompson lthompson@shevingtonhigh.org.uk  or posted to the school for the attention of Lisa Thompson


The closing date is 23rd September 2019 and interviews will take place week beginning 30 September 2019

Learning Support Assistant Job Description

Description of School 2019

School Workforce Privacy Notice

DBS Application Form Support Staff 

Wigan LA and the School Governing Body are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  This post is subject to enhanced disclosure procedures.