LSP Level 3

Sandwell, West Midlands
23 Jul 2019
13 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our children? Do you want to work in a nurturing school, where we care about every child and member of staff? If so, the children of Burnt Tree Primary School are looking for you? 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly skilled Level 3 Learning Support Practitioner, to join our team of strong support staff. 

The role will require a high level of experience of working with children in key stage 2 as initially the role is for classroom support in a year 4 class and KS2 interventions. The role is full-time, working every morning within the classroom providing general classroom support and working with groups of children to support their learning.  In the afternoon the role will be planning and delivering appropriate interventions to identified children. We are looking for someone who: 

  • is enthusiastic and well-motivated
  • has good interpersonal skills
  • has a commitment to working in partnership with parents and carers 

Burnt Tree Primary is a “good school” (Ofsted 2019) our children are friendly, enthusiastic and keen to learn. The staff work exceptionally well together and there is an excellent programme of professional development. If you are a committed and skilled learning support practitioner with energy and a desire to learn please contact the school for further details and an application form. Visits to the school are very welcome, please see the times below. 

The successful candidate must have previous experience of providing classroom support, be able to use their own initiative, have good time management skills and be able to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will also hold a relevant Level 3 qualification. We welcome flexible, dedicated staff who will support the caring ethos of the school. 

To apply please download an application form and return it to school.  Please ensure that the reference number for the role you are applying for is written on your application form.

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact the school office on 0121 557 2967 to book one of the following times: 

Wednesday 4th September at 10.30am and 3.45pm 

Please address your application to Mrs Claire Brown, School Business Manager. The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 13th September 2019. Shortlisting will take place the week beginning 16th September 2019. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be contacted to attend an interview and related task.  Date to be advised. 

Sandwell Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this role. 


32.5 hours per week


Band D SCP 9-17 (£20,344-£23,836) per annum pro rata


Hill Rd, Tividale B69 2LN

Closing date:

Friday 13th September 2019 at 12 noon

Supporting documents
Application Form