Class Cover Learning Support Assistant

Lawford Mead Primary School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2127-66S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 2 point 3 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/10/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 13/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Year 5 & 6 Class Cover Learning Support Assistant

Required: Autumn term 2019 (or as early as possible from September 2019)

Band 2 point 3 - 6 (under evaluation from the Autumn term due to the introduction of new pay scales in April 2020) plus enhancement for Class Cover duties.

Monday - Friday 8.45am - 3.15pm term time only plus inset days. 26 hours 15 minutes per week.

The HERA Primary Academy Trust is seeking to recruit a Class Cover Learning Support Assistant to work in Years 5 & 6 at Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School, to start in September or as soon as possible after the summer break. The person appointed to this post will support children and teachers in Upper Key Stage 2 and cover classes on regular occasions.

We are looking for someone with:

  • a passion for children's learning and wellbeing
  • preferable experience as an teaching assistant within Key Stage 2
  • preferable experience covering classes
  • solid subject knowledge across the curriculum
  • the confidence and flexibility to adapt at short notice
  • the skills required to work effectively in a team

We can offer:

  • wonderful children who love learning and value their relationships with staff
  • a passionate, motivated team of colleagues who work well in a team
  • a range of CPD and wellbeing opportunities for all staff
  • a staffing structure that provides good communication and excellent support for all colleagues
  • a creative and broad curriculum that provides rich and memorable experiences for all
  • a new build with high spec technology

Visits to the school are an essential part of the recruitment process are highly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please telephone Mrs Amanda Burrells on 01245 354134 to arrange a visit before 23rd July 2019 or from September 2nd 2019.

If you feel you have the qualities to work in this busy environment please apply online at

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

HERA Primary Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Information about the School

Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School is a founding member of HERA Primary Academy Trust a company registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 10571943

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sally Partridge
Trent Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2JH
Telephone: 01245 354134

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