Learning Support Assistant, Bristol, City of

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Bristol Cathedral Choir SchoolBristol, City of

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Start date: September/October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,107 - £18,640 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Bristol Cathedral Choir School

Learning Support Assistant (SEN)

Salary:  £17,107 - £18,640 pro rata       (CST pay spine points 13 -17)

Actual salary: £13,817.32 - £15,055.53

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, term-time only (0.8077FTE)

Start Date: ASAP

Applications are invited from intuitive, enthusiastic and suitably qualified LSAs for this exciting, rewarding and demanding post.  

Bristol Cathedral Choir School (BCCS) is part of the Cathedral Schools Trust and has a reputation built on outstanding academic progress and outcomes. We are a diverse and dynamic mainstream setting in a beautiful city centre location and with a substantial number of students with special educational needs.

You will be joining an exceptional team providing support to individual students or small groups who have special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) and who require additional help to fully access their learning and/or in developing their social and emotional intelligence. You will play a vital inclusion role, working in partnership with teachers, to ensure that a range of SEND interventions optimise learning opportunities for identified individuals. Additionally you will be assigned as a key worker to support learners beyond the classroom in their transition through the school community and into adulthood.

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience or knowledge in one of the  following areas of SEND need: Dyslexia; Speech and Language; Autism; Mental Health; or Literacy and Numeracy support. Starting grade may reflect previous experience.

As a growing Trust there is incredible opportunity for professional development. The Trust also offers excellent benefits including:

  • Attractive holiday periods including an 8 week summer break
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Continuous professional development
  • Bike to work scheme


Further information about the school can be found on our website http://bccs.bristol.sch.uk/

Should you require further information on the role please email SEND@ bristol.cathedral.org.uk

Applications should be received as soon as possible and no later than midnight 31st August 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 9th September 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



More about Bristol Cathedral Choir School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: College Square, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5TS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 353 5000
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About Bristol Cathedral Choir School

The Cathedral School was founded in 1140 and refounded in 1542; the older buildings form part of the monastic buildings of St. Augustine's Abbey. BCCS is situated adjacent to the cathedral along Anchor Road. New b...