Lakenheath Community Primary School

MDSA for October 2021

Mill Road, Lakenheath, Suffolk IP27 9DU (01842) 860256


Headteacher: Sally Esom

Salary:  MDSA – Grade 1, Point 1, £17,842 prorated - £9.25 an hour

Job term: Part time to cover lunchtimes

We are looking for two (possibly three) outstanding practitioners to join our team, at least one will be 1:1 with a SEND child, for 5 lunchtimes a week to supervise their mealtime and to facilitate their play with others. The 1:1 post is a fixed term contract linked to the individual child’s funding.

We are looking for:-

  • a good to outstanding practitioner
  • enthusiasm
  • a passion for making children’s school experiences fulfilling and fun
  • a team player
  • a willingness to learn and develop
  • a desire for every child to be the best they can be

We can offer you:-

  • a friendly school
  • a supportive team
  • quality CPD
  • opportunities to lead
  • biscuits!

Please feel free to contact Sally Esom for a chat or to arrange an out of hours visit to see the school and discuss the individuals’’ needs.  We welcome applications either full or part-time applicants. For an application pack please contact the school.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 27th September 2021.

Interviews: will be on Friday 1st October 2021 and this can be done in person adhering to COVID safety guidelines or online.

Lakenheath Primary School is situated on the Suffolk/Cambs/Norfolk border and can be easily reached from Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Thetford and Cambridge.

Further details and an application form are available from the ‘news’ section of the school website

Alternatively contact Mrs C Nobbs, Business Manager

Telephone: (01842) 860256 E-mail:


  • This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • An Enhanced DBS check will be required.
  • Suffolk County Council – welcoming diversity.

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