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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

Rastrick High School


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£9590 to £10853
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
As soon as possible
Apply by:
1 February 2018

Job overview

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational person to join a strong team of pastoral specialists. 

We have a relentless focus on working to provide the best possible support and care to each and every one of our students to ensure that they reach their full potenital.

You will be joining one of the top performing non-selective schools in the local area, having just recorded the best results the school has ever seen.  We have a strong focus on high standards and aspirations, built around the simple message that teaching is the most important thing we do. 

What we offer 

Structured induction and performance review programme for all staff including weekly team meetings.  

A strong student support team which is focused on creating a calm atmosphere where students are ready and able to learn  

Opportunities to share and develop good practice.  

Onsite carpark 

Onsite Nursery 

If you want to be challenged in an environment of support, good humour and a shared belief that every child will reach their potential then please apply to be part of our team.

What you offer 

The ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their targets. 

Pastoral experience of working with children.

A team player is essential 

How to apply 

Click the 'Quick apply' button below to complete an online applicaiton form Closing and interview dates: Completed online application forms must be submitted by 4pm on Thursday 1 February 2018, with interviews being held week commencing 5 February 2018. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

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About Rastrick High School

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+44 1484 710235

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Rastrick High School is a large mixed gender school with Academy status situated in Calderdale, neighboured by the towns of Brighouse and Elland in the heart of West Yorkshire, close to Junction 25 of the M62 meaning we are just 25 minutes from Leeds and only 35 minutes from Manchester.

Rastrick High School is also part of the Polaris Multi Academy Trust (MAT). The Polaris MAT has a reputation as an outstanding employer. This great reputation is built on the
culture of support we offer our team. We have an outstanding induction programme, that will ensure that you make a great start to your career with us.

We work closely with Teaching School Hubs and other Initial Teacher Training providers to enable staff to train to teach. We always promote and provide opportunities for our staff to work together and collaborate. This commitment comes from our belief that we can all benefit from each other’s experience and expertise, in turn this team approach helps ensure that you feel listened to, valued and supported.

We have a passion for learning and at the heart of our school is an unyielding determination in achieving excellence in everything we do. Rastrick High School will challenge and support each child in equal measure, with the goal of teaching the skills and values they need to be truly successful.

We teach a curriculum which is broad and enriching; encompassing subjects and qualifications which meet the needs of all our students. This high quality curriculum is combined with inclusive, bespoke student support that is focused on students growing into independent, happy and successful young people. 

About Us

At Rastrick High School our staff are our number one asset.

We offer outstanding support and CPD packages to our staff that strengthen teaching and learning and have been designed to support all of our staff, at whatever stage in their career.

We have a passion for learning and at the heart of everything we do is an unyielding determination to achieve excellence and chase perfection. Rastrick High School challenges and supports each child in equal measure, with the goal of teaching the skills and values they will need in order to be truly successful.

Rastrick High School is a friendly yet challenging and professional environment.

We have limitless aspirations and high targets for our students, based on an ethos which demands the very best efforts and expectations from everyone in our organisation. 

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

All positions at Rastrick High School meet the requirements of exemption under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, successful applicants who are offered positions with the school will be subject to a criminal record check (Enhanced Disclosure) from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next career move, why not contact us now.

You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic and committed staff - send us your details via email to and say what sort of role you're looking for.

Onsite nursery with term time only rates available

  • Open from 7am - 6pm
  • Fully qualified staff All Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Staff fees are all tax and NI free under Workplace Creche Scheme rules
  • Free funded places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

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