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Specialist Support Assistant

Education - School

School Support Staff

Layton Primary School

Contract: Temporary (31st March 2024)

Hours: 27.50 hours per week, Term Time Only

Salary: NJC Grade D SCP7-11 £22,369 - £24,054 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 16th October 2023 12.00 Noon

We are looking to appoint an experienced Specialist Support Assistant to work with pupils with special educational needs in EYFS/KS1.

In this role you will provide support through a bespoke curriculum alongside an EHCP, and you may also be required to support generally in class as well as working with selected individuals and groups of pupils. The successful candidate will have a passionate commitment to ensuring that every child makes academic progress, will be highly effective, flexible, positive and reliable team players.

The successful candidate will also need to have proven skills in Literacy and Numeracy with a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English. You will also have a background of working with children aged 4-11 and children with additional needs. Please write a fully comprehensive covering letter in addition to completing the application form in full (incomplete forms will be disregarded). Previous, unsuccessful applicants are asked not to apply.

This post is temporary to 31st March 2024 with a view to being extended if funding allows. The position will commence 30/10/23.  

To view the application pack, please click on the view Job Description link below.

To download an application form please see here.

Please return completed application forms to the school at

Or by post to

Layton Primary School

Meyler Avenue



Proposed Interview Date: 19th October 2023

Layton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults.  This post is subject to satisfactory two year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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