Level 2 Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and competent Level 2 Learning Support Assistant who will work well as part of a team who truly want the best from our students. If you enjoy working with young people and would like to help them prepare for their future working lives we would like to hear from you.

Level 2 Learning Support Assistant

  • NJC Scale Point: 2 - 4
  • Actual salary: £13,346 to £13,792 per annum
  • 25.67 Hours per week, Term Time Only


Due to our increasing PAN and student numbers, we are excited to offer the opportunity to join our academy as our staff body continues to grow and support our larger year groups of 220 students.

We are very pleased to be an Outstanding academy, following on from our inspection in November 2023.  Inspectors stated that Bristnall Hall Academy is a “truly inclusive and harmonious school” and that “everyone is proud to be part of a close-knit school community that is working together with a common purpose.”  Our staff “feel valued” and our classrooms “ooze enthusiasm and productivity”.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking individual, with a real drive to enhance students’ experience of secondary education. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious professional with the ability to provide support to students with special needs within the care of the Teaching Assistant to enable them to gain maximum benefit from the curriculum, integrate with other students and adjust to and cope with the day-to-day experiences of life in a secondary academy.  The successful candidate will join an academy which is dynamic and inspiring, creating a culture of outstanding success amongst our students. As a key member of the team, you will work with children to assist with the development of communication, reading and writing skills, basic educational skills and general curriculum activities as directed by the teacher or SENDCO. We are keen to secure a high calibre professional who can make a telling contribution to our team. The department is part of a well led, mutually supportive Learning Support team; there is a very strong commitment to improving standards. The appointed candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues and will be supported by a strong SLT.


Why choose Bristnall Hall Academy? We have a key focus on staff well-being, with a number of initiatives in place across the academy including bespoke departmental marking and assessment policies which have dramatically reduced teacher workload. If you want to inspire, aspire and achieve, come and join something special and make your mark. 

We aim to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life. 

In return, you can expect fantastic Professional Development opportunities, a comprehensive employee benefits package, shopping discounts, cycle-to-work and gym schemes, cinema tickets and an employee assistance programme.


Bristnall Hall Academy is sponsored by Academy Transformation Trust, whose mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live.  This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.   


To learn more and apply online, please see our application pack for more information and visit our careers page.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 February 2024, 9.00am

Interview date: Thursday 29 February 2024


The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023.  We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications.  We are open to Flexible Working.