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Claydon High School

Learning Support Assistant 

Required as soon as possible

Permanent – two posts

Grade 3 Point 4 - 6: starting salary £14,037 (actual)

Hours of work: 28.75 hours per week/39weeks per year

(Monday 8.15am-4.00pm, Tuesday-Friday 8.30am-3.00pm)


‘Be the best you can be’

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Claydon High School as a general Learning Support Assistant, working within a strong and supportive team in a popular and successful school.  The post will involve working with students and staff to support learning and in particular promoting literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.  This may include:  in-class support, 1:1 tuition or working with small groups extracted from lessons.  Our whole school focus is supporting students to be the best they can be.  

We are looking for confident, committed and flexible individual with good communication skills.  Ideally the successful candidate will have some experience of working with young people aged 11-16.  This post would suit someone considering pursuing a teaching career.

Claydon High School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich, easily accessed from the A12 and A14.  

If you would like to have a chat about the post or visit the school please contact Julie Saunders – Headteacher’s PA via


Job Description

Letter from the Headteacher

Application Form

Guidance Notes

SSLT Information for Candidates


Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 3rd May 2023

Interview date: During w/c 9th May 2023

Claydon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.