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SEND Learning Assistant (Key Stage Two)

Mansfield Primary Academy
Location: Nottinghamshire | Job type: Contract | Salary: £17,007 - £17,391 (£12,712 – £12,999 pro rata)

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Learning Assistant to support pupils in Key Stage Two with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at the Mansfield Primary Academy.


32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

£17,007 - £17,391 (£12,712 – £12,999 pro rata)

Required September 2018

Fixed term

Closing Date: 26 June 2018 at midnight

Working under the direction of the Class Teacher, you will promote development and learning, and will help to ensure full participation. This will include working with small groups and on a one to one basis.

You should:

  • have a range of behaviour management strategies and teaching skills
  • be well organised and have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • be able to inspire and engage children
  • possess excellent communication skills at all levels in order to be able to liaise effectively with parent/carers and outside agencies
  • preferably have  experience of working with children
  • have knowledge of the Key Stage Two curriculum

Previous experience of working in a similar role or in a school setting as well as holding a First Aid certificate would be advantageous.

The Mansfield Primary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, offers a fantastic working environment and extensive benefits for staff including a generous pension scheme, no claims bonus protection scheme, tax efficient child care vouchers and continuous.  As this role is only required to work in term time only, it also offers the opportunity for a great work-life balance.  Continuous service will be honoured for candidates moving from local authorities.

If you have a friendly and helpful outlook and enjoy working with both adults and children, we want to hear from you. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  

  • Mansfield Primary AcademyNewgate LaneMansfieldNottinghamNG18 2LB
  • 01623 624709

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