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1:1 Personal Learning Support Assistant

Term time only plus 1 week for INSET training
Initially temporary
Variable – initially 19 hrs per week

Wells Cathedral Prep School seeks a Personal Learning Support Assistant to assist teachers and staff in providing a learning environment that enables all children to access the curriculum and learn to the best of their ability. The suitable candidate will work with and support an identified child with specified SEND needs on an individual basis.

Previous experience of working with young children in a School based environment and working with children or young people with physical or learning difficulties is essential with the ability to support teaching and learning in KS2.

A willingness to contribute to the wider co-curricular and community activity of this lively boarding and day school situated in the heart of the West Country is desirable.

Closing date: Monday 2 October 2023, 12 noon

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 10 October 2023

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Wells Cathedral School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

For further details, please download an application pack
Support Staff Application Form

Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and obtaining an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services certificate. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process we will carry out an online search as part of the School’s due diligence.

All positions within the School are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered “spent” except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.