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Learning Support Assistant

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work in a busy Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Department, facilitating the provision of high-quality education to our students. This is an exciting opportunity to work at this highly successful secondary school. The suitable candidates will be passionate about supporting students to achieve their full potential; confident, articulate and organised, with strong communication and IT skills. LSAs would be supporting students with SEND within a mainstream classroom on a daily basis. 

Experience will not be a determining fact, as we welcome applications from different career backgrounds. We will develop every staff member that joins our team, providing one-to-one support, coaching, mentoring and access to extensive professional development. 

The School 

Tomlinscote is a highly successful, oversubscribed, mixed comprehensive school of approximately 1500 students. Our staff enjoy working here because our standards, facilities and staff well-being are excellent.

Our students are a pleasure to teach and make excellent progress as shown by the positive examination data.  All Tomlinscote students and teaching staff have their own iPad to enhance learning inside or outside of the classroom.  

The Trust

The Prospect Trust is a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South of England, with an aim of providing outstanding education for all learners within a family of local academies. There are currently three academies within the Trust: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Tomlinscote School and Frimley Church of England Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the SEND Department within an outstanding Secondary School, Tomlinscote. We are seeking a proactive and dedicated individual to provide an excellent level of support to students in the School. 

The Process 

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact HR on recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

Start Date: September 2022

Salary: Grade PS3 £19,313.00 - £20,257.00 FTE

Actual Salary: £16,614.86 - £17,426.98 per annum (based on 36 hours per week, term time only)

Contract/Hours: Full Time, 36 hours per week, term time only

Location: Tomlinscote School

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview. 

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

Contact Us

Tomlinscote Way, Frimley, Surrey, GU16 8PY

01276 70 90 50