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Andrews' Endowed Church of England Primary School

Special Needs Assistant (SNA)

Closing date: 15/09/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 27/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Full-time

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Salary Details: Grade B

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Location of Role: Andrews' Endowed CE Primary School

Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@andrewsendowed.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Special Needs Assistant to join our friendly team.  The role is to support a child with significant needs and will be extremely rewarding. 


You will be motivated to improve the life chances for an individual child.  You will be experienced in breaking tasks down into short, manageable chunks and skilled at recognising the messages a child is trying to communicate through their actions and behaviour.  You will need to be able to adapt to any situation and have high expectations.


Our pupil is very loving, has a deep curiosity about the world and loves to learn new things.  The challenges faced in life mean that he requires support in communicating his feelings, understanding the needs of others and ensuring he is on task with his learning.


Duties include supporting the child in the classroom and playground, and working closely with the class teacher to develop the pupil’s academic and social skills. You will need to be kind, patient, motivated by young children's learning. Previous experience of working in a Key Stage 1 setting or on a 1:1 basis with children with special educational needs is essential.


This post will also cover lunchtimes at school working as a supervisory assistant within our lunchtime team.  At lunchtimes, responsibilities would include supporting your named child and other pupils in the lunch hall, as well as supervising and assisting with your named child’s play outside.  Our lunchtime team work with all pupils from 4 – 11. 

  The successful candidate will:      


 Learning Support Assistant Role - Salary scale B £18,562 to £18,877 pro-rata  (depending on qualifications and experience). Term time only.


Lunchtime Supervisor Role – Salary Scale A £17,842 to £18,198 pro –rata – Term Time only.


* This position is temporary as it is dependent on EHCP hours, but is expected to continue for the academic year.

Application Procedure

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

For information and an application pack please contact our administrative Officer

Mrs Tracy Slater 01420 83094 or email


Safer Recruitment

Andrews' Endowed Church of England 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: 92 London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EL

Telephone: 01420 83094

Website: www.andrewsendowed.co.uk/

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