Learning Support Practitioner

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Type of Position:Learning Support Practitioner
Post:Special Educational Needs
Salary:H3 £20,210 - pro rata salary £15,581.93
Start Date:22nd February 2021
Closing Date : 9.00am Wednesday 27th January 2021



33.5 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 INSET days

H3 Point 5: £19,312 + £898 fringe allowance FTE (pro rata)

Actual Salary including fringe allowance: £15,581.93 per annum

 Required from 22nd February 2021


We are seeking a Learning Support Practitioner to facilitate students in accessing the curriculum by supporting them in mainstream and small group lessons.

We would like you to have:


  • Experience of ICT (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (GCSE English and Maths or equivalent)
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate on all levels
  • Ability to understand the needs of students, staff and visiting professionals
  • Ability to be flexible in approach and to work as part of a team
  • A natural aptitude to model the Trust’s core behaviours – ‘We display transparency, kindness and respect in all our interactions with others, and support each other in all our endeavours.  We are tenacious in our desire to make the difference together’.


  • Previous experience working as a Learning Support Practitioner
  • Knowledge of SEN need types and evidence- based interventions
  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Experience of SIMS
  • Knowledge of school procedures

We can offer:

  • A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
  • The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities both within the Trust and across the Teaching School Alliance

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application:

  • The full job description and an application form can be downloaded from the school website
  • Completed applications to be emailed to Dawn Gamble, Recruitment Manager, by 9.00am on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Please email to
  • Please include a covering letter and completed application form with the contact details of two referees
  • We reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, early application is advised
  • Interview date: Monday 1st February 2021.

Website: /

School Address: Baldwins Lane, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire WD3 3LR


Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW

Tel: Dawn Gamble 01923 589699 / 07796 751982


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