Learning Support Assistant - Hurst Park Primary Academy


Learning Support Assistant (HR Ref: #211)


Surrey Scale P3 points  2- 3 FTE £21,269 - £21,776 

(Approx £11.33 per hour based on minimum salary) 


New entrants are expected to join on the minimum of the pay band. Salary is dependent on candidate experience. 


Fixed Term for 12 months from start date


Variety of hours available between 8.30 - 15:00 Monday to Friday 

Term time only


Job Description

Deadline for applications

As applications received

LEO Academy Trust may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. 


As applications received


To be confirmed directly with shortlisted candidate

Please note the format will be a 15 minute observation with pupils & a 30 minute interview

Start date

As soon as possible


Hurst Park Primary School 


LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a  highly skilled, fully qualified and motivated Learning Support Assistant to support classes, small groups and pupils on a 1:1 basis. 

The successful candidate will be able to support classes and individual pupils in a caring, patient and compassionate way, ensuring their pastoral and academic needs are met. You will work excellently as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, fair and kind. It is essential that you are able to follow school procedures. 


This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established team and to bring high standards of teaching and learning to our Trust. 


You will provide curricular and pastoral support in our thriving and friendly school. The role is  exciting and varied; providing an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to explore a career in working with children.  The successful candidates will enjoy a varied daily routine as part of a close team. There will be an emphasis on helping in the classrooms across the year groups.


Please find out more about Hurst Park Primary School


Internal candidates (existing LEO Academy Trust employees) should complete and send a statement of suitability to recruitment@leoacademytrust.co.uk.  External candidates should complete an application form


All candidates should detail in either the statement of suitability or application form how you meet the aspects of the person specification for the role - please see the job description and person specification here. You should describe your suitability against the person specification and ensure that you cover all essential criteria (if not marked as essential, please assume all are essential), by providing evidence and examples of proven experience. 


Informal conversations are welcomed, please contact the school directly on 020 8979 1709.

We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here


Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. 


  • LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please read about our commitment to safeguarding as well as other important information in our Applicant guide