Vacancy Position: Learning Support Assistant with Mid-day duty


LSA Level 4 Points 4 to 7 £18,933 to £20,092 pro rata

(actual salary £11,692.94 to £12,408.74) per annum

MDA Level 3 Points 3 to 5 £18,562 to £19,312 pro rata

(£1,765.29 to £1,836.62 actual) per annum


27.08 Hours per week LSA Term Time

4.17 Hours per week MDA Term Time

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Closing date: Wednesday, 11th June 2021, noon

Interviews: Week commencing 14th June 2021

About The Role

Do you want to be part of a successful team making a real difference to children? Our dedicated staff provide positive and creative learning opportunities in an environment which promotes curiosity, enjoyment and a thirst for challenge. Children at Porters make very good progress due to our commitment to excellence and care.


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person to join our successful team, supporting pupils learning initially in our younger year groups; in the classroom setting, in small groups and through 1:1 support.


The successful candidate will ideally have:


  • Experience of supporting pupils in Early Years

  • Experience of working with pupils with a range of SEND

  • GCSE A-C/equivalent in English and Maths

  • A caring, patient nature

  • The ability to be flexible

  • The ability to work well within a team and independently


As part of Portico Academy Trust, Porters Grange Primary School can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive atmosphere where everyone is valued and everyone matters

  • A nurturing environment with wonderful children who want to learn

  • High quality professional development

  • Opportunities for cross phase work

  • Support and collaboration across our Trust

  • A well-resourced school



Please don’t take our word for it. Come and arrange a visit to see for yourself. We would love to show you our children at work


For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Jenny Titford, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB


Telephone: 01702 987890



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application Documents

Support Staff Application Form

LSA Job Description and Person Specification

MDA Job Description


Application Email