Farsley Farfield Primary School


Learning Support Assistant (two posts)

B1 – £16491 – £17722 (pro-rata)

30 hours per week 

We are looking to recruit two full-time Learning Support Assistants to join our exciting school. We have a great mix of children and we have a good reputation for the inclusion of children with special needs, including a number on the autistic spectrum.

We require an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic person who can support teaching and learning and address the personal needs of our pupils. You will need to be a good communicator, cheerful, calm and be able to work as part of a team.

Ideally, you will be qualified to at least NVQ2 in a relevant area and have some experience of working in a primary school. Experience and expertise of working with children with communication difficulties, medical issues, behavioural challenges or on the autistic spectrum would be advantageous for these roles.

These roles will be predominantly to provide 1:1 support for children with additional needs but will also involve some general class support. The roles are likely to be based in Foundation Stage in the first instance and are permanent appointments.

Where possible, all correspondence will be done via email so please ensure you include a valid email address on your application.

A copy of the job description and application form can be downloaded from the Supporting Documents section below.  Please submit your completed applications to janet.spencer@farsleyfarfield.org.uk or post to the school address.

The closing date for applications is 29th June 2017 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 10th July 2017.

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant 

£8.25 per hour

7.5  hours per week 

We are looking to recruit a Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to join our busy team.  You will be required to actively supervise and assist the pupils in the dining room, playground and throughout the school premises during the lunchtime period.

Application packs can be collected from the school office or downloaded from the Supporting Documents section below.

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd July 2017.

Safer Recruitment Statement

Farsley Farfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer and we seek to promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Supporting Documents

Please click the links below for additional guidance and support when applying for a position in school.

Teaching Assistant Job Description and Person Spec

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant Job Description and Person Spec

Application form – teacher

Application form – support staff

Application form – lunchtime staff

Applying for a job at Farsley Farfield

Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders

Disclosure of a caution

Disclosure of a conviction