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Temporary LSA/SMSA (30 hours) for September 2021


We are looking for an excellent temporary LSA/ School Meals Supervisory Assistant to support a named pupil and complement our hard working team. Could this be you?

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is a popular and friendly school situated in pleasant grounds in Weston on the edge of the historic City of Bath.

For the LSA role, applicants should:

  • Work proactively and flexibly within a highly motivated and successful team
  • Be an excellent communicator with pupils, parents and staff members alike
  • Be able to motivate, nurture and inspire children to achieve and enjoy learning
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Have a good manner with adults and children
  • Be willing to work with other professionals and engage in relevant training
  • Be able to provide support in meeting individual learning and medical needs
  • Be aware of factors that can impact on learners’ development, including mental health and wellbeing
  • Be aware of the different aspects of the primary school, especially those within KS2
  • Support the distinctive ethos and Christian values of the school


As well as working as an LSA within our school we are seeking an SMSA who can:

  • Oversee the supervision and support pupils in the dining hall and playground
  • Adhere to school policies regarding pupil discipline and behaviour management
  • Assist with the transition of pupils to and from the dining hall
  • Deal with incidents, e.g. spillages and referral of pupils to designated first aiders, if appropriate
  • Encourage and lead effective play between pupils

Please note that this is a temporary appointment related to the provision of special needs support in respect of a named child and will continue pending a review of the pupil’s EHCP or the pupil's departure from the school, if earlier.

Candidates will be considered on receipt of their application so please apply early to avoid disappointment. St Mary’s Catholic Primary School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date, which is Friday, 20th August.

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