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Job Summary

Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2020
Scale C, Pts 3 - 4 (18,065 - 18,426 FTE PA, based on a 37 hour week) (9.36 - 9.55/hour). Please note that salary will be pro rata.
Closing Date

Learning Support Assistant (TA)

Smithdon High School - Wnat


Smithdon High School (part of West Norfolk Academies Trust) are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to take the lead within the school to address the needs of named pupil/pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.

They will manage the provision of support for students with special educational needs and contribute to termly and annual reviews, and advocate on behalf of named pupil/ pupils, implementing the strategies and advice included in the pupils Education, Health and Care Plan or Learning Profile.

This is an opportunity for anyone who feels passionate about working with students to achieve their potential, working in a supportive, school environment. 

This post is term time only (38 weeks/year) and is for 30.5 hours per week. It is a permanent position.

Scale C, Pts 3-4 (18,065 - 18,426 FTE PA, based on a 37 hour week) (9.36 - 9.55/hour). Please note that salary will be pro rata.

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

How to Apply

To learn more about Smithdon High School, please visit For further information please contact

For a Job Description, Person Specification, application guidance and application form please see the attached documents. To apply please complete an application form (please note there are 3 separate parts to each application form) and return it along with a covering letter to the HR Department at Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, PE30 4AW, or email to

Please note that we reserve the right to close this application early if a viable field is received prior to the closing date above. Potential applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


Closing Date for Applications: 01-Jul-2020

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Secondary schools
John Hirst
Age Range
Downs Road
Kings Lynn
PE36 5HY
01485 534541
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Smithdon High School - Wnat

A secondary academy of West Norfolk Academies Trust

At Smithdon High School we share a simple vision. Every child is supported to make progress in every single lesson, every single day.

These are exciting times to join our school. We are the newest member of a dynamic academy trust and under a new Headteacher we are building to become a truly great school. As a result, our staff receive fantastic professional development opportunities.

Our school serves the coastal town of Hunstanton and the surrounding area with a clear focus on knowing the strengths and needs of every student. We believe every child deserves a warm welcome to every learning opportunity and a personalised learning experience; challenge and support leading to exceptional progress.

Although we boast a wide range of modern resources and facilities, our main building was the birth place of the Brutalist style of architecture in Britain and enjoys the protection of being Grade 2* listed. The building not only influences modern architecture but has also shaped our shared values of strength, integrity and excellence.

At Smithdon High School we welcome applicants who want to make a positive difference to the lives of our students.

Smithdon High 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 includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.