Posting Date: Monday 30th April 2018
Closing Date: Thursday 7th June 2018
Interviews: W/C 11th June 2018
Salary: Grade 3 point 13 -17
Contract Type: Temporary

LSA - Maternity Cover

Closing date:  7 June 2018
Interviews: commencing w/b 11June 2018

Samuel Ward Academy is seeking to recruit a part-time experienced Learning Support Assistant to support the learning and progression of students with SEND to cover a maternity leave. The role will be both in the classroom setting and in small group teaching situations.
Samuel Ward is a successful oversubscribed 11-18 Academy with 1320 pupils on roll, situated on the western edge of Suffolk, 25 minutes from Cambridge. We are rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED and strive to maintain the highest standards across the board. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future outcomes and life chances of our pupils.

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is an experienced LSA
  • Enjoys working with young people with SEND
  • Is highly organised, efficient and displays initiative
  • Has the ability to guide and develop colleagues and students 
  • Has high expectations of self and others

We offer:  

• A vibrant and stimulating working environment
• An opportunity to join a cohesive and supportive team  
• Pension scheme
• Development through CPD

Salary: Grade 3 point 13 -17 - to be discussed at interview commensurate with experience.  31 hours per week. Salary is pro rata 40 weeks per year.

A DBS check is a requirement of the appointment. The school is a non-smoking site.

Apply for the role:  Application forms available from  For further details contact Mrs M Merch-Chammon, PA to the Headteacher, on 01440 760333
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Samuel Ward Academy
Chalkstone Way
Suffolk CB9 0LD