Devonshire Hill Nursery & Primary School – Learning Support Assistant

RESPONSIBLE TO : Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion / Headteacher
PAY SCALE : Scale 4 (actual prorated salary £19,703 – £20,784)
TERMS : 32.5 hours per week, 40 weeks, fixed term until 21st July 2023

We are looking to appoint an experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our school. The successful candidate will be dedicated to supporting our SEND children to achieve success and independence through a full, lively, well-resourced curriculum. You will assist the class teacher in ensuring that both the academic and pastoral needs of the children are fully met and that they go on to achieve the best outcomes possible.

We are located a short walk from White Hart Lane London Overground station or a short bus journey from Wood Green underground station. To find out more about life at Devonshire Hill, please visit

Our school can offer you:
– Valuable opportunities for personal and professional development.
– A welcoming and supportive community of talented and passionate professionals.
– You will become part of a team of dedicated, experienced and very friendly SEND assistants.

The successful candidates will need to:
– Have excellent interpersonal skills with a wide range of stakeholders, including children
– Understand and contribute towards the achievement of the school’s wider goals
– Demonstrate fantastic resilience with a real ‘can do attitude’
– Be committed to continuing professional development
– Have a willingness to go over and above ‘the call of duty’
– Have good communication skills and a great sense of humour.

The Devonshire Hill Nursery and Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

Please email to request a recruitment pack and application form.

Closing date: Thursday 23rd June 2022 (noon)
Interview date: Week commencing 27th June 2022
Start date: 1st September 2022

The Devonshire Hill Nursery and Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. Our environment is diverse in character and in its student population and we aspire to reflect this diversity in our staff. We positively welcome applications from minority groups. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This is reflected in our rigorous approach to the recruitment and professional development of staff. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.