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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

The Bishop of Winchester Academy


  • Expired
Salary Scale Point: 12 FTE: £16,123 (this will be pro-rated in line with Academy terms & conditions)
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
Immediate Start
Apply by:
30 November 2017

Job overview

Learning Support Assistants

29 hours per week, term time only

Salary Scale Point: 12

FTE: £16,123 (this will be pro-rated in line with Academy terms & conditions)

Have you finished 6th Form/University and are thinking of a career in teaching or education?

Are you considering a gap year to gain experience in working with young people to help you embark on the next steps of your career?

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to begin a career in education?

Have you got grade B or equivalent in English & Maths?

We are looking for a dynamic, flexible and self-motivated person to join the busy Learning Support team.

Main responsibilities will be:

  • To supervise and support the learning of students in a variety of settings
  • To keep up to date with information relating to students with Special Educational Needs
  • To Develop effective resources to support student learning
  • Be willing to support students medical needs through training
  • Be prepared to be flexible and adaptable.

The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and build constructive working relationships with staff across the organisation, be self-motivated and able to multi-task and meet deadlines under pressure.

Academy Information

We are proud of our unique Christian ethos and links with the local church communities. We welcome applications from prospective new staff prepared to share in the experience of school improvement.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website Alternatively please contact Francesca Welsh HR Officer, at The Bishop of Winchester Academy, Mallard Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9PW, 01202 512697 or by email to  

Closing Date: 30th November 2017

Attached documents

About The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop of Winchester Academy, based in Bournemouth, Dorset, is a Church of England secondary school that prides itself on its curriculum, governance and outstanding student behaviour. Students aged 11-18 experience teaching in new state-of-the-art buildings and have first-class resources at their fingertips. The school operates in an area where there are schools that select for entry on grounds of ability.

The mixed secondary school was opened in September 2010 as a sponsor-led academy. In September 2014, the Bishop of Winchester Academy extended its educational opportunities by opening its own sixth form.


Paul McKeown

Values and vision

The Bishop of Winchester Academy encourages its students to become independent learners, taking responsibility for their own education. This inspires personal confidence and pride in their accomplishments. The school prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and community culture.

The secondary school has excellent facilities and strong Christian values. Students of others faiths and none are also welcomed into the school community.

Ofsted report

“The outstanding curriculum has a significant impact on increasing students’ attendance and enjoyment of learning and on the improvements in their achievement.”

“Students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development permeates the life of the academy.”

View The Bishop of Winchester Academy's Ofsted report

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Applications closed