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Learning Support Assistant

Please contact our school office for a full application pack (hard copy or electronic version) by phoning 01923 212025

Chessbrook ESC is a small school working with students who are experiencing difficulties accessing their education through their mainstream school. To support the learning of our students, particularly those in Years 7 - 9, we require a Learning Support Assistant. The work will be varied and interesting and requires someone with commitment to young people and a good sense of humour. The role is being offered as term time only. There are more hours available however the minimum hours we require are:

5 days per week 9:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. (actual salary will start at £9,122p.a)
The salary range is H2, with actual salary outlined above, divided by 12 equal monthly payments. Due to fluctuating student numbers this role is being offered on a fixed term basis in the first instance.


Closing Date: Monday 16th December at 9a.m. with Interviews on Wednesday 18th Dec.


Please be aware that for all of our roles applications via CV will not be considered. We may contact you to fully complete application forms in order for you to be considered. You will be asked to sign applications submitted online. Unless candidates request otherwise, references will be sought in advance.

During the interview you will be challenged in relation to your attitude, motivation and values to young people. For applicants with previous school experience please note we are able to seek a reference from your previous Headteacher without informing you and we are able to reserve the right to interview you again following receipt of that reference.

As Chessbrook ESC is committed to promoting the safety of young people all positions require a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will be asked to provide, ahead of an interview, a signed declaration in relation to any previous offences in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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Our child protection policy can be found here 


To make an application please complete and submit the following form:


Application Form