Specialist LSA
Sprites Primary Academy
Stonechat Road , Ipswich, England IP2 0SA
Start Date
As Soon as possible
£19,264 - £21,695 pro rata

About the Role

Do you have experience supporting autistic young people (ASD)?

We are looking for a Specialist Learning Support Assistant to start at our school in September. You will be working closely with pupils who have Autism, working 1:1 and in small groups to ensure they are well supported with their studies and reach their full potential. You will need to build a strong rapport with our Autistic pupils. Previous experience working with young people and Autism (ASD) is essential for the role.

You will need to be:

• reliable, flexible and organised
• a good timekeeper
• experienced with working with young people with Autism
• caring, adaptable, patient and passionate about supporting pupils with SEND
• a good communicator
• a team player
• calm and willing to undertake any training relevant to the post, including first aid.

Closing Date
Midday, Monday 03 October 2022
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to Mr. M Mo [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A flexible work location for this role
• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country.
• A competitive salary
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS.

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.