SEN Learning Support Assistant, Derby

Closing date:

Saint Benedict a Catholic Voluntary AcademyDerby

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary - £15,250 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a committed individual to join Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Department at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust.

The SEND department is developing rapidly and caters to pupils with a wide range of needs. Staff in the department are friendly and supportive.  

We are looking for a patient, hardworking, enthusiastic LSA who is flexible, adaptable with the ability to use his or her own initiative.

The ideal candidate should have a recognised TA qualification, GCSE Maths and English (Grade C or above) as well as recent experience of working with children aged 11-19 years. 

Experience in supporting pupils with ASD and social and emotional issues would be an advantage.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Additional information

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

Closing date: Monday 14th January 2019

Interviews: As soon as possible after the closing date

How to apply

For more information, an application pack and to apply please visit or email

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic 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. This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK. 

The Trust will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition. 

You do not need to be a Catholic to work in our Trust. There are certain reserved positions, which require someone to be Catholic, i.e. CEO, Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Subject Leader/Head of RE and Lay Chaplain but other than that a respect for our ethos and a willingness to participate in what we do is all that is required.  


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More about Saint Benedict a Catholic Voluntary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Duffield Road, Darley Abbey, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 557032
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