Learning Support Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00001046-1
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Recruiter: UP - Unlocking Potential
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £18,700
  • Bonus/Benefits: (£2,107 paid holiday allowance)
  • Sector: Education - Development Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Hours of work:

  • 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break
  • Term Time (based on 40 weeks per year)


  • The Corner School, Brent


  • Actual Pay: £18,700 (inclusive of £2,107 paid holiday allowance)
  • Equivalent of £21,571 full time salary

Reports to:

  • Class Teacher

About the Role:

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Learning Support Assistants (LSA) to join our small and friendly school community.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will provide exceptional learning and behavioural support, working alongside teachers, therapists, and parents to help our children excel in their learning and personal development.

You will have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, be resilient in working with children with SEMH needs, and be passionate about helping our children achieve their full potential.

Please see the full job description for further details.

About Our School

Welcome to the Corner School, where we do things differently. Our independent school is part of the wider charity, Unlocking Potential, and our mission is to: 

Work collaboratively with communities to enable children and young people with social, emotional, and mental health needs to unlock their full potential.

At The Corner School, it is our belief and mission that every child can learn and enjoy a fulfilling school life, regardless of their social, emotional and mental health needs. The Corner School is a very special place for children and families, our team is utterly committed to transforming life chances of children, ensuring that they have opportunities to thrive.

Having opened in July 2018, we now have 11 pupils across KS1 and KS2 and we are proud to have been judged as Good by Ofsted in July 2019.

How to Apply:

Please make your application by submitting an application form, which should include a supporting statement which clearly demonstrates your suitability for the role and how you meet the criteria which has been set out in the person specification (we will be reviewing shortlisted candidates closely against the person specification)

The closing date for this role is: 9am on 19th April 2021 and interviews will be held on 26th April 2021.

Apply here: https://up.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us-2/


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All roles are subject to safer recruitment practices, and this position will require an Enhanced Disclosure with Barred list check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • Our children and families and staff come from a wide range of backgrounds and we value the unique contribution that each individual can bring to UP. We strongly believe that a diverse and inclusive team is vital to our work, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We are especially interested in hearing from individuals who are Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background
  • For further information, or if you require any reasonable adjustments at any stage of the application process, please contact: hr@up.org.uk