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Learning Support Assistant - Expired

Learning Support Assistant 

Band 1, Step 1

Fixed Contract: September 2023 to August 2024

Term Time only (32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year)

Actual Salary: £19,775 (Full time equivalent: £25,359)

From September 2023


The Executive Headteacher and governors of the North Westminster Federation are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support children with ASD. 


The normal place of work is located in any school within the North Westminster Federation of schools: Hallfield Primary School, Hallfield Estate, London W2 6JJ or Essendine Primary School, Essendine Road, London W9 2LR. You will initially be based at Hallfield Primary School.


The Learning Support Assistant will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, under the leadership and supervision of the teacher/senior staff and will work with ASD individuals to supervise physical/general care of pupils, enable access to learning for pupils and assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. 


If you are excited by thinking innovatively, working as part of an effective team and confident to embrace change, then we would welcome an application from you.


You will be able to demonstrate that you can engage and inspire pupils, set high expectations and have the ability and drive to raise standards.


You will be supported by our Board of Governors and colleagues in all aspects of your professional development, and will be warmly greeted by our pupils and parents alike.


The job description with person specification and the application form can be downloaded from this page.


Please send completed Application forms can be sent to Visits to the school are warmly welcome.


Closing date for applications: Friday 7 July by midday.

Interviews: Monday 10 July.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. As such there may be additional safeguarding requirements and responsibilities depending on the nature of the role advertised and the extent to which the role will involve contact with children. We expect all staff to share our commitment to safeguarding. 


A professional social media check will take place to reduce risks to reputation, confidentiality breach and data security. The check identifies a candidate's online presence to look for negative behaviours such as bullying, racism, nudity and excessive bad language.


The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 


This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020, as the work brings employees into contact with children who are regarded by the Act as a vulnerable group. Applicants for any role at Hallfield Primary School must disclose all spent and unspent convictions.