Job Ref No. ECC2127-261 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3/4 – Points 5-8
Position Start Date: 03/06/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Learning Support Assistant with MDA Duties, fixed term to 31/08/2027 (with possibility of extension)

Start date: 03/06/2024 or ASAP

Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School is seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant. The person appointed will also supervise and support pupils on the playground during part of the lunchtime break.

Salary and hours:

Term time only plus INSET days. Mondays to Thursdays 8.45-3.15, Fridays 8.45 to 1.15.
LSA Scale 3/4 - Points 5-8 - £23,500 - £24,702 salary range (Actual £14,565.53 to £15,310.55 for 26 hours 45 min).

We are looking for someone with:

  • a passion for supporting children's social/emotional wellbeing as well as their learning
  • a drive to help children reach their potential
  • the ability to work effectively in a team
  • good literacy and basic maths skills.

We can offer you:

  • proud children who love their school and value their relationships with staff
  • a passionate, motivated and supportive team of colleagues
  • CPD opportunities for all staff
  • a staffing structure that provides good communication and line management
  • a new building (2015) with a recent, Good Ofsted grading (2020).

Visits to the school are a warmly welcomed and highly recommended part of the recruitment process. Please telephone on 01245 354134 or email to arrange a visit ASAP.

If you feel you have the qualities for this post 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.

Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School is a member of The Brickfields Multi Academy Trust, a company registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 10538130. The Brickfields Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, social media check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Information about the School

At Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School we seek to nurture each child’s talents and abilities, but still encourage a strong team spirit where we work, play and share experiences together. The staff, governors and Leadership aim to provide a stable and secure environment within which your child can develop and flourish.

We are very proud of our school and place a special emphasis on our relationship with the parents and wider community.

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

Matthew Poyton
Trent Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2JH
Telephone: 01245 354134

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