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Learning Support Assistant - Level 2 or 3

Job Description

Dunbar are looking for a experienced Learning Support Assistant with a minimum of a Level 2 Qualification to join one of our Bedford Primary Schools in September. This role is full-time and term time only.

To apply, the ideal candidate will have experience as a Learning Support Assistant or Teaching Assistant in a Primary School, good understanding of the curriculum, ability to work across various year groups and willingness to take on extra responsibilities.

The hours are 8:30am-3:30pm Monday-Friday and starting from September.


  • Minimum of 6 months experience of working as a classroom assistant or similar, within the last 5 years. An understanding of leading SEN, reading and maths interventions for primary age groups.
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 (related to children) or equivalent. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to contribute to the planning and development of educational activities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills & good organisational and time management skills.


  • Great Headteacher and support within the school.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Progression opportunities and great career path.
  • Consultant to fast-track your applications.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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