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Learning Support Officer - DE56 4GS



Job Type



Education & Training


DE56 4GS


NJC points 6 - 9 to total £20,269 per annum, rising to NJC point 7 - 11 to total £20,745


Required: ASAP

Set in the village of Duffield, in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. The School is centred on the western bank of the River Derwent at the mouth of the River Ecclesbourne. Duffield is within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Area and its elevated surroundings are the southern foothills of the Pennines

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Learning Support Faculty as a Learning Support Officer. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player.

You will:

  • have experience of supporting young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • have good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to build relationships with young people
  • have great communication skills
  • hold nationally recognised qualifications to at least level 2 and ideally level 3

You will have the opportunity to:

  • work with students on a one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • provide additional support in the classroom
  • become part of a team of like-minded individuals
  • work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first rate teaching and learning experience 
  • receive full support for training and professional development

You will work for 32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (195 days), which includes term-time plus five whole school closure days. Core hours, to total 32.5 per week, will consist of before-school, the school day, after-school and occasional evenings to suit the curriculum needs of students and the faculty.  Continuity of service recognised for local government employees.

Salary is a combination of NJC points 6 and 9 to total £20,269 per annum, rising to NJC point 7 and 11 to total £20,745 per annum after service of one year.  The position is paid for 52 weeks per year which consists of 38 weeks term-time, 1 week (5 separate days) of whole school closure days plus holiday pay for all school holiday periods.

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students.   Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

To apply, please return a completed application form which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.

For further information and an application form, please click the apply button!

Closing date: 9am on Monday 4th July 2022.

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All employees will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, prior to employment. 

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