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Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)

  • Job Title: Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract
  • Start date: March - December 2024
  • Salary: £24,294 - £25,545 (£21,081 - £22,167 pro rata)
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week full time, term time only plus 5 INSET days
  • Closing date for application: Friday 2nd February 2024 

The Heath School is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover) to work with and supervise individuals or groups of children under the direction/instruction of teaching and/or senior staff.  To enable access to learning for students and to deliver interventions when necessary.  To help students work effectively, make progress and to offer support and encouragement to students.

Our school is a good school, which is extremely popular. We are oversubscribed with over 1200 students on roll. For many years, outcomes have been extremely positive, and students have moved on to achieve their aspirations. However, we do not pride ourselves only on our academic performance but on our student-centred approach and the range of opportunities we provide our students through our curriculum and through our extra-curricular offer. That is The Heath Standard. 

We care for our staff, as we care for our students, their health and wellbeing are paramount as we understand the pivotal role our staff play in the development of our school and its students. Our staff work incredibly hard but equally, we work hard to ensure their work is as effective as possible. 

For further information on the post and why you should work at The Heath School then please see supporting documents, contact the school or even arrange for a visit. An application pack and further details are available to download below.

Applications will only be accepted on completion of a school application form.  Please do not send your CV.

The Heath is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and the post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Further information about DBS checks can be found at   If you are shortlisted for interview, we will carry out an online search for information about you as part of our due diligence and commitment to safeguarding. 

Closing date: Friday 2nd February 2024