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Anstey Junior School

Learning Support Assistant – Fixed Term

Closing date: 05/07/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 01/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Scale B or C depending on experience £18,562 – £19,941 FTE (£13,577 - £14,587 actual)

Hours of Work: 8.30am – 3:10pm Mon-Fri We would consider a job share, for example 5 mornings or 5 afternoons split role. Expected end date August 2022 with potential for this to be extended.

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Anstey Junior School

Job/Person Summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and motivated Learning Support Assistant (or 2 people sharing the role) to support a lovely pupil with a physical disability who will be joining our school in September. This role will include personal care, manual handling and medical needs support. All training will be provided. The position is for 30.85 hours per week. The successful candidate will essentially be supporting the child to access their learning by removing barriers and providing equity in their education experience. In addition to this, they will be working in close partnership with the other staff members.

The candidate will work as a year group team under the supervision of the class teacher and SENCO.

We are looking for someone who:


Our staff are supportive and there are always opportunities for professional development. The successful candidate will be part of the school team and must relate well and build relationships with pupils, parents and staff alike.

The successful applicant will be positive, enjoy working as part of a team, offer a common sense approach, a “can do” attitude and have an inclusive approach to education.  An active interest in education and experience of working with children is preferable.  Candidates should indicate on their application any experience they have of supporting children with physical disabilities in school.

Basic skills in English, Maths and ICT should be secure and competent.   Any other areas of special expertise/interests that the candidate holds would be welcomed and should be indicated in the application. 

Phone calls to the school to speak to the Headteacher or SENCO to find out more information are encouraged.

Application Procedure

Please complete an application form and email Suzanne Hayden (Admin Officer) shayden@anstey-jun.hants.sch.uk   For information regarding the vacancy or to arrange a virtual visit please call on: 01420 84486 or visit our website www.anstey-jun.hants.sch.uk

Safer Recruitment

Anstey Junior 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: Eastbrooke Road, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2DR

Telephone: 01420 84486

Website: www.anstey-jun.hants.sch.uk/

Application form