Learning Support Assistant, Aldershot

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Alderwood SchoolAldershot

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade C - £17,224 – £18,794 FTE (Actual annual salary - £11,059 - £12,226)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Learning Support Assistant

27 hours per week (Term time only)

9.00am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday

Grade C - £17,224 – £18,794 FTE (Actual annual salary - £11,059 - £12,226)

We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant at Alderwood School junior site. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and creative Learning Support Assistant to work at our friendly school. Responsibilities will include providing support for groups of children in English, Maths and other aspects of the curriculum. You will also need to prepare resources and assist the teacher in the day to day management of the classroom. 

Experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be well supported and in-school training will be provided. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate empathy for children and an intuitive response to their needs, be able to work under direction and under their own initiative and enjoy being part of a hard-working team. 

For further details and an application form, please either print from our school website, or by emailing g.yates@alderwood.hants.sch.uk. Visits are warmly welcomed.

Closing date: Wednesday 20 March 2019, 12.00 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Alderwood Junior School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.

In our school, we are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, whether required by law or not, in all aspects of our activities as an employer and service provider. This commitment is based on our belief in the broad principles of social justice and our aim is to provide services and employment on a fair and equitable basis. Our staff are encouraged to demonstrate their commitment to equality by taking active steps to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good race relations.


Only those applicants who fulfil the job specification will be short-listed. 2 references will be sought for each candidate, and these references must be received before the interview. 

There will be an interview panel comprising of the Head of School and SENCO. The Head of School has undertaken the ‘Safer Recruitment in Schools’ training.

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More about Alderwood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 16 years
Address: Tongham Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 4AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1252 343723