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Learning Support Assistant

Dame Alice Owen's SchoolHertfordshire

28.75 hours per week, term-time only (Monday - Friday, 5.75 hours per day)

Hours: 9.00am – 3.45pm, with one hour unpaid for lunch

Salary scale: H3/5 – pro-rata actual annual salary £12,461 (based on £19,312 for the full-time equivalent post)

The Governing Body of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invites applications for the post of Learning Support Assistant. We seek a highly motivated person to work with students with Special Educational Needs, joining our professional and friendly team. The successful candidate will provide support in and out of class across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more Grades 9-4 or equivalent at GCSE, and 84% of A level entries were graded A*- B. SEN student performance reflects this high achievement and in 2019, 77% of GCSE grades for SEN students were in the 9-5 bracket.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.

The Governing Body is committed to admitting the children of staff in line with our admissions procedure.

Please visit > About Us > Vacancies to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, contact Adam Wharton, Head of Learning Support, on 01707 643 441 x266 (

Please send your completed application forms together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 22 September 2021

Interview date: Monday 27 September 2021

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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