Sacred Heart

Catholic Primary

'Live, Love and Learn Joyfully in the Family of Christ'


1:1 Learning Support:  Part-Time / Full-Time

Term time Only, Monday – Friday 30 hours per week

(We are open to both part time and full time applicants)

Pay: H2 - H3 plus outer fringe (dependent on experience)

Start: 4th March 2024 (or as close to)

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to work as a 1:1 teaching assistant supporting a child with Autism, plus supporting small groups of pupils within Key Stage 1, to start in March 2024.

There will be opportunities for personal and professional development within the educational setting.

This post can be part time or full time, depending on the candidate. This term-time position is offered on a fixed term contract basis.

The learning support assistant will begin supporting a child with special educational needs in the classroom, on the playground, and carry out intervention work outside the classroom for which training will be provided.  

We are looking for someone who:-

  • approaches all work with high expectations and a can-do attitude;
  • maintains a consistent, caring approach to working with children;
  • works well alone and as part of a team;
  • dedicates themselves to continuing professional development

In return, we can offer:

  • Children who love to come to school, who are engaged in their learning and have excellent behaviour together with parents who are exceptionally supportive of the school 
  • A caring and positive teaching and learning environment
  • A commitment to staff development
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • A friendly motivated staff with supportive Governors

Salary is H2 - H3 dependent on experience.

To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

Sacred Heart School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to employment references.

Visits to the school  are encouraged and warmly welcomed. To have an informal chat about the post or to visit the school please contact:

Mrs Debbie Cooper, our Office Manager on 01920 461678 or email:   

Applicants must submit a completed CES Application Form, together with a letter of application outlining reasons for applying for the post and any other information relevant to the application. All applications should be returned by Monday 12th February via e-mail  FAO to our Head Teacher, Mrs Michelle Fusi at

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Closing Date: Monday 12th February 2024 - 12.00 noon

Interview Date: Friday 16th February 2024

Start Date: 4th March 2024 (or as close to)