King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching; we are currently expanding and in 2019 have taken in an additional form of entry. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

Links to an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form & Guidance Notes are at the bottom of this page.


Dates:                          Apply by Thursday 5 November 2020 at 10.00am.  Interviews to be held as soon as possible after the closing date

Salary:                         Grade 3 – £18,562-£18,933 per annum – pro rata

Contract type:             Part Time – 26 hours per week – Whole Year

Contract term:            Permanent

Required by:               As soon as possible

We are seeking a positive, proactive Learning Support Assistant to provide support for our students. This is a permanent whole-year post (26 hours per week across five days) available for an immediate start as part of the school’s highly successful Learning Support Department. Work will involve mostly in-class support for identified individual students within the larger group setting. Up to 2.5 additional hours per week available for candidates interested in taking up 30 minute daily lunchtime duties as part of their role.

The Salary Scale is the Local Authority’s Grade 3 (Teaching Assistant General – Level 2) – £18,562-£18,933 per annum – pro rata. Actual starting salary will be £13,043 per annum for 26 hours per week.

Closing date:  Thursday 5 November 2020 at 10.00am.

Letter to Applicants – LSA

Teaching Assistant General – JP-PS

To make an application or if you have any queries please email: or call us on 01543 255714.

King Edward VI School Lichfield is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants for all posts will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

A copy of the school’s safeguarding policy can be found here: King Edward VI Safeguarding Policy Oct 2019

A copy of the school’s Safer Recruitment Policy can be found here: Safer Recruitment Policy 2020

A copy of the school’s privacy Notice for job applicants can be found here: Privacy notice for job applicants

Application Form R6 Teaching Staff       Application Form R3 Support Staff    Recruitment Monitoring Form