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Learning Support Assistant KS2: Medical and SEND

College Square, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 5TS
Cathedral Primary School
Full Time
Actual term time salary £15,062 - £16,055
10th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
31st August 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Aug 22 Medical
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: FTC to 31.08.23 to begin
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1257073

Cathedral Primary School

Learning Support Assistant KS2 (Full Time)

Medical and SEND

Term time only, full time

Required 26th September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed Term until 31st August 2023, in the first instance.

Applications are invited from committed, enthusiastic and experienced LSAs, providing a combination of individual support, small group intervention and class-based LSA work in KS2. This role will provide one-on-one support for a child with medical needs, in class and intervention support to children with ASC, and general intervention and class-based LSA support.

Cathedral Primary School is a unique two-form entry primary school, based in the heart of Bristol in the lower floors of the historic Central Library building. With links to Bristol Cathedral and sharing outdoors space with our partner secondary school, Bristol Cathedral Choir School (BCCS), CPS offers extensive musical opportunities to pupils and is proud of its strong emphasis on music, maths and access to foreign language from early years. In December 2020 CPS became a Church of England faith designation school, reflecting the school’s strong links with the Cathedral, whilst continuing to welcome pupils and staff of all faiths or none.

The Head Teacher is looking to recruit an outstanding LSA who shares the vision for Cathedral Primary School as a centre of excellence for primary education, committed to inclusion and grounded in a strong musical tradition.

The Head Teacher wishes to appoint individuals:

  • With experience of working with children with either ASC, Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs or ADHD and associated needs;
  • With experience of working with children with medical needs, including willingness to support with intimate care;
  • Who are committed to supporting high quality learning and experiences for all children;
  • With an excellent understanding of Primary provision and who is able to work closely with the Class Teacher and SENCo to support the learning of an individual child, adapting learning tasks as required;
  • With experience of running small group interventions;
  • Who are thoughtful and creative, with the ability to motivate children to give their very best;
  • Who are patient, positive and resilient;
  • Who are Team Teach / Positive Handling trained, or willing to undergo this training.

Candidates are very welcome to contact the school to discuss a visit. In addition, there is a virtual tour of the school building available on the homepage of our website.

Staff at CPS work in close partnership with other primary and secondary schools within Cathedral Schools Trust. The Trust is committed to providing staff with opportunities for personal and professional development, providing candidates with the opportunity to work alongside a group of committed professionals.

S13-17 Gross Equivalent £18,648 - £19,878 (1.0FTE)

Actual Term Time Only, Full Time Salary £15,062 - £16,055 (0.8077FTE)

Application Deadline
Applications should be received as soon as possible and by midnight on Tuesday 30th August 2022 at the latest.
Interviews will be held on Monday 12th September 2022.

Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Please note that all posts at the School are subject to initial and periodic checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service as the school takes every measure possible to ensure the safeguarding of its students.


Safeguarding Statement:

Cathedral Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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