Job Vacancies

Sebert Wood Community Primary School

Learning Assistant

Grade 2.7 – 2.9 = £15,115 – £15,375 pro rata

29.25 hours per week - 38 weeks per annum

Monday 8.35 – 12.25, 1.20 – 3.30

Tuesday 8.50 – 12.25, 1.20 – 3.30

Wednesday 8.50 – 12.25, 1.20 – 3.30

Thursday 8.35 – 12.25, 1.20 – 3.30

Friday 8.50 – 12.25, 1.20 – 3.30

Required from February 2018, we are seeking to appoint a Learning Assistant to join our welcoming and supportive team. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, nurturing and is able to help pupils become confident, competent, independent and resourceful learners.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has experience of working with children in a primary school setting
  • can work independently and as part of a team
  • is willing to work flexibly and undertake a range of duties
  • is resilient, hardworking and self-motivated
  • can adapt to suit the needs of individual learners
  • has the ability to manage change well, and support pupils in a variety of situations
  • has high expectations of children's behaviour and achievements
  • possesses good literacy and numeracy skills
  • can demonstrate initiative and the ability to communicate well with both teaching staff and pupils.


You will be required to:

  • work with children individually or in small groups
  • work closely with the class teacher to maintain high standards
  • demonstrate a secure understanding of the requirements of the relevant Key Stage curriculum
  • liaise with teaching staff to plan and deliver classroom support
  • assist in developing each child's self-esteem and personal and social skills
  • deliver interventions as appropriate to support the needs of the children.


Visits to the school are most welcome. Please phone Tracy Stobbart on 01284 755211 for an appointment.

If you require further details, contact the school on 01284 755211 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

An application pack can be downloaded here (application form and job description) or on request from the school office.

Completed applications should be returned to Tracy Stobbart, Office Manager at the school: Sebert Wood Primary School, Sebert Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7EG.

Closing date: Friday 2 February                         Interviews: Thursday 8 February

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DBS checks required for all staff appointments.

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