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Learning Support Assistant – L1 – Maternity Cover – Full time, Term time only

Published on 10th March 2021

Closing Date

11:00 - 19th April 2021

Salary Information

£18,586-£20,715 (Pro rata) F3-1 - F3-4

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour.   We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress 8 score
  • Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge Status

The Governors and staff are committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Level 1 Learning Support Assistant

Our Learning Support Team requires a highly skilled and qualified teaching assistant with strong communication and literacy skills, to support individual students and small groups within the classroom.  This will include academic, sensory and physical support.  The successful candidate will need to be able to work with students of all ages and be able to work within a range of lessons across the school.

Applicants must have English and maths GCSE at grade C or equivalent.

If you would like to have a look around the school or talk about the post prior to application, please contact Mr A Grant (SENCO)

Job commences – April 2021 or as soon as possible

How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4, font size 11) to the Head Teacher and HR Manager, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) Check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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