Learning Support Assistant, Cumbria

Closing date:

The Queen Katherine SchoolCumbria
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Starting Salary £19,171 pa (pro rata £13,128 pa)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Starting Salary £19,171 pa (pro rata £13,128 pa)

The pro rata salary quoted is for 30 hours per week working term time only. 

Fixed term contract to 31 August 2020

We seek to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join the Learning Support Department.  The successful candidate will:

• Provide support within the classroom focused on, but not solely with, identified students to ensure the best possible learning experience and outcome and promote the health and welfare of all students, but with particular responsibility towards those students with barriers to their learning.

• Be prepared to work with students who have complex physical difficulties 

• Work with Learning Support Teachers to deliver planned programmes

You will have relevant experience and a minimum Level 2 qualification in supporting children. The successful applicant will have access to additional training and support.

We offer:

• A well-established CPD and induction programme.

• A supportive and experienced department

• The chance to work in an innovative school 

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS).

Please find more information about QKS on our website: www.queenkatherine.org

Closing date for applications: noon Thursday 17 October

Interview date : w/b 28 October

Start date : as soon as possible

If you have any queries, please contact

Tracy Houlden, HR Manager


More about The Queen Katherine School
Address: Part of the Multi Academy Trust, Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1539 743900