Learning Support Assistants

Required for immediate start

Learning Support Assistant (Level 3)

27.08 hours per week, 5 days per week (Mon – Fri 8.40am – 3.25pm during term time, 39 weeks per annum (term time, plus one week – INSET and After School Events)

Grade C Scale point 3 £20,812 pro-rata for part-time hours – actual salary £13,496

(Pay scale £20,812 to £21,968)

Plus membership of Local Government Pension Scheme

Fixed Term – linked to funding

Job Share hours may be agreed for the right candidates

We invite applications for a Learning Support Assistant to join our SEND departments at Notre Dame Plymouth and St Boniface’s Catholic College.  The post will involve working under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff to support access to learning for students. 

Knowledge, or experience, of working with children with special needs would be advantageous.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to begin their career as an LSA.

Hours are between 8.40am and 3.30pm.

Applications can be made through TES click here

Interviews:     As suitable candidates are identified


The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people.  Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure. 

The Job Evaluation Collective Agreement for Support staff has been signed by Plymouth City Council and all vacancies are advertised under the new grading scheme.

Please note that all appointments, for Teaching and Support staff are offered subject to references; it is normal for references to be followed up prior to interview for all candidates invited to interview. Please indicate clearly on your letter of application if you would prefer references not to be contacted unless you are offered the post.

To save the trees we prefer applications to be sent by email to [email protected] however, if you wish to send a paper copy please send it to Mrs Kate White, Headteacher, at: St Boniface’s Catholic College, 21 Boniface Lane, Manadon, Plymouth, PL6 3AG

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