Job Advert 1-1 LSA SEN

STEP Learning Support Assistant Level 2 with SEN Experience

 2 days per week fixed term until July

Grade 3 pt 5-7, Salary £22,185pa – £22,587pa FTE

Pro-Rata Salary: £6,552 – £6,671pa

Actual hours: 12 hours per week

Excellence – Respect – Collaboration – Responsibility – Creativity

La Fontaine Academy is looking to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant with Special Educational Needs experience and expertise. Experience of supporting children with speech and language difficulties would be an advantage, although training will be provided.

The successful candidate will be working on a 1:1 basis with children in KS1

You are welcome to contact us for an informal discussion about this post prior to application.

Please visit the STEP Academy Trust website ( or La Fontaine Academy website ( for information about La Fontaine and to download the application form along with the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications and supporting statements must be returned by either email, post or by hand to La Fontaine Academy to be received by the closing date and time stated below.

CVs and applications by email will NOT be accepted.

Due to the likelihood of a high volume of applications, we will only be able to contact applicants who have been shortlisted for interview.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us by Friday 26 March 2021, your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

STEP Academy Trust believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Trust’s employment opportunities.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  Applicants must hold the right to work in the UK.

Closing date:  Friday 26th March at 12:00, but applications will be reviewed as they are received

Interviews:     Thursday 1st April 2021 

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

Job Description Click here

STEP Application form Click here