Westgate C.P. School and Nursery


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Early Years / Key Stage 1 Learning Support Assistant

Early Years / KS1 Learning Support Assistant


We are still recruiting for this post, but have extended the deadline to the end of April in light of the current school closures.  We will review the closing date and finalise once more information is available about schools re-opening.


Salary £18,426 (FTE) To be reviewed in April 2020

8:45 – 12:00, 1:15-3:45 Monday to Friday, term time only (28.75 hours per week).

Fixed Term contract for one year, with a view to being made permanent.


Westgate is a large primary school in Bury St Edmunds. The school has approximately 340 children from Nursery through to Year 6 and a Hearing Impaired Unit.  We aim to create a caring and safe community in which everyone is valued and respected.


We have a supportive and caring staff who work together in year groups, key stages and across the whole school. 


We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant to support children in our Early Years and KS1 setting.


The successful candidate will be working within a passionate, hardworking team, dedicated to providing quality teaching and learning environment to all of its pupils.


The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within Early Years Settings or KS1, and have a passion for Early Years and KS1 Education with a desire to progress their own learning and skills.


We can offer you:

  • A warm and nurturing environment and supportive team.
  • A developing and forward-thinking approach
  • Commitment to continual professional development.



Please refer to the attached job description, person specification, job applicants’ privacy notice and safeguarding statement.


Closing date: 30th APRIL 2020 at Noon


We welcome visits to the school.


Please contact Annie Drugan, School Business Manager on 01284 755988