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Learning Support Practitioner

Hours: 32.5 hours, Term time + 5 INSET Days

Rate of pay: Band D Scale point 9-17, £13.02 – £14.91 per hour, £25,119 - £28,770 (pro rata) + SEN allowance

Contract type: Permanent        

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the Orchard School to appoint a Learning Support Practitioner. We are seeking individuals with experience of working with children with complex and profound learning difficulties. This role requires adaptability, reliability, and strong teamwork skills.

We are looking to appoint candidates that are available to work 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, during term time. However, we will also consider candidates that are available for part-time hours across 2 or 3 full school days. If you wish to be considered for part-time hours, please make this clear on your application.

The applicant will need to possess:

  • High standards of written and spoken English
  • This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore, the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.
  • Appropriate qualifications, as detailed in the job specification

The Orchard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. Therefore, all staff are expected to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this post. Please note that an online search will be conducted for all shortlisted candidates. This search is separate from the shortlisting process, and any concerns arising from the search can be discussed during the interview.

Contact Us

The Orchard School
Causeway Green Road
B68 8LD

0121 569 7040