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Permanent Contract- 35 hours a week

An exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking and creative Primary School team who care, inspire and achieve.

Are you:

  • committed to providing high quality, inclusive Early Years Education?
  • dedicated to promoting children’s learning through play?
  • interested in working with children with SEND?
  • keen to work flexibly across the Primary school team to meet children’s wide ranging needs?
  • motivated to develop professionally?

The successful candidate must have experience of working with children within a Primary school setting. They also need to be highly motivated, have good communication skills and the ability to support pupils’ learning and development.

The post of Learning Support Assistant in the school will involve working 1:1, small groups and whole classes (if cover is required) across all key stages within the Primary School but initially in EYFS.

We have a reputation for being a warm, welcoming, lively and family orientated school. The children are keen, enthusiastic learners with a reputation for good behaviour and great attitudes to their learning. The children would like an LSA who is fun, friendly and fair. Pupils are strongly supported by their parents/carers and families.

We have a fantastic new building with huge outdoor grounds where we are developing our forest schools status and outdoor learning opportunities.

We are a “Talk for Learning” hub school with gold status for innovative teaching.

We converted to The Learners’ Trust academy on 1st April 2018. We chose this Trust for their inspirational leadership and CPD and networking opportunities.

Visits are strongly encouraged as meeting our children and staff will help you to make your decision…. Chaddesden Park Primary School is a great place to be!

Chaddesden Park Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.


Candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please submit your application form together with a supporting letter of application detailing your qualifications, professional experience, strengths and employment history to [email protected]

Closing date:  Thursday 4th October 2018.

Provisional date for interviews week beginning Monday 8th October 2018