Job Vacancies

We currently have 2 vacancies. 

If you wish to apply for one of our vacancies please complete an application form, CV's will not be accepted.  Completed application forms should be returned by email to or hardcopies to St Lawrence or St Bernard's School no later than the deadline specified for the post.

The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for anyone appointed.

We encourage applicants to visit our Federation, please ring 01507 603776 (St Bernard's School) to make arrangements.


Grade 8 Point 21-24 - £26,822 pro rata per annum.  32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

We are seeking a permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work across the Federation initially at St Bernard's School, Louth.  We are looking for a practitioner who is enthusiastic, motivated and creative with a commitment to supporting the development of our young people with a wide range of learning difficulties and additional needs.

We offer a supportive and coaching culture, with a strong history of staff professional development and learning opportunities.

You will be responsible for planning, delivery and assessment in consultation with teaching and learning leader and teaching staff.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 11th May 2018; Interview date: week commencing 14th May 2018

Downloads: Job Description and Person Specification, Applicaiton Form (PDF), Application Form (MS Word)


Grade 4 Point 9 - £17,419 pro rata per annum plus night worker element working 37 hours a week on a rota basis, covering early, late and night shifts across 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year.

We are seeking a motivated, reflective and enthusiastic practioniner to join our family of professional staff as an Education Care Officer (ECO) to work within our innovative Federation in helping us continue to transform the lives and life chances of all our students.

The post will be initially based at St Bernard’s School in Louth.  We are looking for creative practitioners with a commitment to supporting the development of young people with learning difficulties. The applicant should have energy for supporting positive behaviour, communication and complex needs and have a relevant NVQ Level 3 or equivalent / GCSE English and Maths or equivalent. Alternatively, training can be provided as part of our commitment to staff development and in accordance with National Care Standards you would need to be working towards a Level 3 within 3 months of joining the school.

Experience of working in special education is an advantage.

The purpose of this role is to work with individual / groups of students, including those who may have additional needs, in accordance with the outcomes identified on the student’s EHC plan where appropriate andor as directed by the Teacher / Senior Residential Care Officer (SRCO) / Head of School. To provide support to teaching staff and the SRCO across a range of child centred activities to promote child development and learning, as part of a team responding to the needs of the students.

The role would involve working across the Federation encompassing our residential provision, main school and our Post 16 offer, to provide personalised, purposeful and inspiring opportunities in order to holistically develop the young people in line with national standards during school and non-school hours as necessary.

Closing date for applications: Monday 14th May 2018   Interview Date: To be confirmed

Downloads: Job Description and Person SpecificationApplicaiton Form (PDF)Application Form (MS Word)

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