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North Waltham Primary School


Closing date: 15/01/2024 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B, FTE £22,737 - £23,058 pro rata

Hours of Work: 30 hours per week (term time only)

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: North Waltham - rural location car driver essential

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

North Waltham Primary school is a happy, friendly and welcoming village school close to Basingstoke, just off Junction 7 of the M3. We provide an inclusive learning environment; we do this by offering a curriculum that is interesting and motivating and by ensuring that children feel happy, safe and valued in school. Relationships are central to ensuring that every child is nurtured in order to develop within them a positivity and confidence to embrace learning.  Our children leave us with the skills, values and knowledge to prepare them for the next phase of their education, as well as happy memories of their time at our village school. We have a wonderful environment comprising historic buildings, attractive classrooms and extensive grounds.

We are seeking to appoint a learning support assistant to support a child with special educational needs on a 1:1 basis. You will be well supported with training and supervision in your role and you will be part of an incredible team.

If you would like to arrange a visit, we would happily show you around and answer any questions you may have.

We are looking for someone who:

Has excellent interpersonal skills and is caring, calm and patient

Has a positive attitude and is flexible to the demands of the role

Is willing to undertake training to best meet the individual’s needs

Resilient in their role and seeks solutions to any problems

Is able to work as part of a team, learning with and from other colleagues

Enjoys working independently and with initiative

Is able to work with children individually to enable them to achieve their best

Can communicate clearly at all levels

Is able to provide written and verbal feedback to the class teacher as required

Demonstrates excellent behaviour management skills

Demonstrates good English and mathematical skills

Understands confidentiality and safeguarding procedures

In return we can offer:  

This is a fixed term contract until August 2024 with the potential to extend. Part-time, full-time and job share will be considered.

Application Procedure

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and welcomed. If you are interested in arranging a visit please contact the school office on 01256 397344 or [email protected]

An application form can be downloaded from this website under the heading 'About us' in the right hand column. Alternatively please email or telephone the school office.

Safer Recruitment

North Waltham Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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 Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Church Road, North Waltham, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2BL

Telephone: 01256 397344

Website: http://www.northwaltham.hants.sch.uk

Application form