Senior Learning Support Assistant

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About the role

H3 27.5 hours per week.  Term time only.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and well qualified Senior Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and enthusiastic Inclusion Team. The position is to support the Inclusion Manager in the day to day organisation of the Inclusion LSAs and to work with pupils across the primary age range. The successful candidate will be motivated, committed and have high expectations of our children and work well as part of a team. You will work around the school providing one-to-one and small group support under the direction of the Inclusion Manager. 

The successful candidate must have a good level of literacy and numeracy and demonstrate an enthusiasm for working with students with a wide range of abilities. This role focuses on pupils with emerging needs, including those with learning needs and those with social emotional needs. We are working hard to improve outcomes for vulnerable pupils and the role will require the applicant to run successful interventions to accelerate the progress of these pupils. 

Ideally you will have experience of working with and motivating children, preferably including those with a range of learning, emotional and/or behaviour needs. 

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a lively, friendly and diverse school community
  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and forward thinking school team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Wellbeing package including; physiotherapy, counselling, 24 hrs doctor/nurse support 
  • Money saving Herts Reward Scheme
  • Free safe on-site parking

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the School Office, by email on  to request application details or arrange a visit. For further information about our school, please visit our website:

Please note, if you are selected for interview, then you will be contacted.

Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all successful applicants.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you may be required to complete the “Childcare Disqualification” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this.  


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Contact details

Clare Hollingsworth , Headteacher
Blackthorn Road Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL7 3JP

Telephone: 01707 339079
Fax: 01707 880922
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