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Learning Support Assistant Grade 1

William Farr Church of England Comprehensive School Lincoln Road, Welton, Lincolnshire, LN2 3JB 

Education - Schools
Job Category
Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant
General Location
WFS Scale 3 SCP 6 to 8: 14,527.78 - 15,536.18
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Appointment Type
Closing Date
Job Reference

Learning Support Assistant required to start September 2021. The successful candidate will support a number of pupils with additional needs. Experience of working in a school with SEND pupils would be an advantage. Knowledge of literacy, numeracy and SEND strategies; also NVQ2 or above, would be an advantage.

The post will initially be offered until 31 August 2022.

William Farr is a popular, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1450 students on roll.

To apply, please complete the Support Staff application form available on the school’s website ( and email this to

In the box on the application form “Further information to support your application”, please include a letter detailing your experience to date and the contribution you will make to the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted by Friday 25 June 2021 should assume that their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Feedback will only be provided to candidates who attend for interview.

William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

References will be taken up prior to interview.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.