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Learning Support Assistant - CGS

Chesham Grammar School

Required: ASAP

Pay Range 1 (ISN 8-10) £16,926 - £18,305 per annum pro rata (actual £13,239 - £14,318)

35 hours/week term time only

Chesham Grammar School, a successful and popular co-educational grammar school, is seeking a permanent Learning Support Assistant to work with students with special educational needs, providing assistance in lessons and personal care during the school day.

This role would be particularly well-suited to a graduate who is looking to gain experience of working in a school environment in order to support an application to train to teach. Chesham Grammar School is a partner in the Outstanding ASTRA School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider. Each year, we accommodate a number of trainees for their main placement in a range of subjects and would be able to advise and guide an appropriate candidate if this were of interest.

Experience of similar work is preferable but training will be provided.  Competent IT skills would be an advantage.

The hours of work are 0825 – 1555 Monday to Friday although there may be some flexibility in the number of days worked per week for the right candidate.

   For an application pack, please see linked documents.  Completed applications forms should be emailed to

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th November 2019 at 10am

Red Kite Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.