Learning Support Assistant (SEN), Kensington and Chelsea

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Saint Charles RC Primary SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience and based on the APT&C pay scale Range A1, scale 2 point 3 to 4.
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors are looking to appoint one or more Learning Support Assistants to work under the direction of the SEN Co. and Class Teacher to work with pupils who have an Education Health & Care Plan.  The post is based on the needs of the pupil, their continued attendance at St. Charles and continuation of ring fenced funding from the Local Authority.

  • To start October 2019.
  • Term time only plus Inset training days, i.e. 39 weeks p.a.
  • Monday to Friday.
  • Total hours, timings and work patterns are negotiable.
  • Salary will be dependent on experience and based on the APT&C pay scale Range A1, scale 2 point 3 to 4.


Visits to the School to meet the Head, children and staff are welcomed and can be arranged by calling the School on 020-8969 5566.


Your application should demonstrate and include evidence of:

  • Previous experience working with children in a formal capacity, being a positive role model and demonstrate a constructive, caring and energetic approach to the education of children, raising attainment and standards working with an individual pupil and their teacher.
  • A significant commitment and interest in supporting SEND pupils and meeting their varied needs.
  • Ability to work with and under the guidance of colleagues, professionals and outside agencies as part of a team and also independently.
  • A minimum of GCSE English and Maths, (grade A* to C or 9 to 4). 
  • Scanned or paper copies of your GCSE certificates must be included with your application, and the originals available at interview. 
  • Applications are welcome from candidates who also have ‘A’ levels or a degree.


To apply please complete the Catholic Education Service application form for support staff available on-line here, or available in hard copy from the School office.

Completed forms must be signed and returned with scanned or copy certificates to the School by midday on Tuesday, 17th September 2019. 

Thank you for your interest in St. Charles and we will be in touch if your application is short listed 

St. Charles Catholic Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance check, satisfactory employment references which may be taken up prior to interview.  The post is subject to the Children (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such successful candidate will be required to complete a disqualification declaration and will be required to sign a CES contract.

More about Saint Charles RC Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 83 St Charle's Square, London, W10 6EB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 89695566
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