Learning Support Assistant – Archbishop Sancroft High School


Posted on: Thursday 16 December 2021 | St Benet's Multi-Academy Trust

Archbishop Sancroft High School, Harleston

We are looking for an enthusiastic, supportive and dedicated individual to join our friendly Team, and work within the Harleston Federation.

This post would be ideal for a graduate interested in teaching and requiring experience in a school before applying for teaching training. You will be based at Archbishop Sancroft High School but may be asked to work in both schools within the Harleston Federation.

We are extremely proud of our ethos and the very positive relationships which exist at both schools. Archbishop Sancroft High School, part of the St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust, is an oversubscribed, inclusive and very successful 11-16 Church of England school in South Norfolk where students thrive and achieve very well. Harleston Primary School, is a large primary school which includes a nursery provision, pupils are supported to flourish and grow with responsibility and resilience, the primary school is located approximately half a mile from the high school site.

Under the supervision of the class teacher you will play a vital role in the children’s education and well-being. The role also includes break and lunch time supervision on a rota.

You should:

  • Ideally have relevant experience of working with children across the KS3/4 age range, and in particular with pupils who have Special Educational Needs. However, if you feel you have transferable skills and are looking for a new challenge then please tell us these in the personal statement of your application
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills, and a relevant qualification (Level 2 minimum)
  • Be able to establish positive and supportive relations with all pupils and their parents and carers
  • Be able to use your initiative to support learning
  • Be able to work with flexibility, autonomy and as part of a team
  • Have energy, drive and enthusiasm

We offer:

  • A great working relationship with staff and students
  • An extensive ‘in house’ CPD programme
  • The support of an informed and active Local Governing Body and Trust
  • A very supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team
  • Close collaboration throughout the Trust
  • Membership of Health Shield health care plan
  • An opportunity to work in a good location where the cost of housing is attractive
  • An immediate start
  • Part time 32.5 hours per week, term time plus one week (pro rata)
  • Fixed term contract to 31/8/22 (may be extended subject to funding)
  • Scale D, salary point 5-6 £19,505 -£19,895 pro rata


 “The SLT at this school lead with an extremely strong sense of passion and belief in what they are doing and why. The school fosters a great sense of community and it is clear that the SLT has the student’s needs at the heart of every decision. It is a great place to work and the students are fab!” (Recent staff survey)

“The school has evolved to where it is today with dignity, strength and kindness at its heart” (Recent parent survey)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Friday 14 January 2022

How to apply

If you inspire young people, are committed to supporting vulnerable students with additional needs and want to develop your career in a thriving and forward moving school please visit Vacancies Info on our website for further information and an application form or contact the Assistant SENDCO, Mrs Carolyn Whittleton, initially be email cwhittleton@ashs.stbenets.org for an informal discussion.


Applications should be emailed to Emma Johnson, Executive Business Manager at ejohnson@ashs.stbenets.org







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