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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,115.00 - £24,140.00 Annually (FTE) £15,976 to £16,904 (based on 29.15 hours per week) per annum pro rata

Learning Support Assistant job summary

40 weeks (Term time only plus 1 week)

29.15 hours per week – Mondays to Fridays 8.30am – 3.00pm

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support students with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) individually and in small groups. We also have the opportunity included in this post to combine the role with cover supervision for absent teachers throughout the school covering students’ lessons. If in the future you want a career in teaching then this is an excellent way to gain experience in a school setting.

Candidates will need good communication skills and the ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly and a firm but non-confrontational approach towards discipline is essential. Experience of working with young people is desirable, although full training will be provided. Applicants need to have a good general education and be educated to GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths and English. Graduates looking for future teaching careers will be considered.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, online searches along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

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About Hounsdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1296 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to a Single Academy Trust in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017), Hampshire school and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is ‘Be the best that you can be’.

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