Learning Support Assistant


Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Number of vacancies: 1

Salary and scale point/grade: Scale 4 (£21,456.00-£23,610.00 pro rata)

Contract type: Fixed Term, term time only until July 2018

Hours: Part Time 27 ¾ hours per week

Comet Nursery School and Children’s Centre would like to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and experienced Learning Support Assistant to work in the nursery school. You would be supporting children either on an individual basis or in small groups.

 We are looking for someone who has energy and commitment and also:

  • Experience of supporting children with additional needs

  • Knowledge of Makaton and PECS

  • The ability to work in a team and take direction from other professionals

  • A commitment to children and families

  • Good skills in literacy and numeracy

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • An ability to be flexible in the post


Comet is a busy, vibrant school, which is culturally diverse. You will work as part of an experienced team to provide support, care and education for children.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 2nd November 2017

Name of contact at school for queries/application packs: Katie Wetherill

Phone number of contact at school for queries/application packs: 020 7749 9850

Email address of contact at school for queries/application packs: admin@comet.hackney.sch.uk


The following paragraph must be included on ALL job adverts:

Comet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All school posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.