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  • Earliest start date

    8 December 2023

  • Latest start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 2 roles, one 28 hours per week, one 16 hours per week, term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - To 31st July 2024 with the possibility of a further extension after this time

Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Hampshire B1

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a learning support assistant who is caring, enthusiastic and who ideally has experience of working with children, from November 2023.

The successful candidate will work in close partnership with our SEN lead, the class teachers, parents and other agencies to support the children to achieve in lessons and have a happy time at school.

The successful applicant will:

  • be supportive of our Catholic ethos
  • have patience, and a kind, firm but fair approach;
  • have a passion for children’s social progress and well being in addition to their academic success;
  • be enthusiastic, self-motivated, creative and able to use their initiative;
  • be committed to working as part of a team that has a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • be flexible in the way they approach learning;
  • be positive, calm and caring and able to sensitively support children;
  • understand confidentiality and safeguarding;
  • have experience of working with children with ASD or social communication difficulties
  • have experience of PECs or TEACHH or similar programmes
  • be able to adapt learning in the moment

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • friendly, happy children who are keen to learn
  • welcoming staff who are dedicated to securing good outcomes for our pupils
  • support and development to help you fulfil your role

Commitment to safeguarding

St Bernadette's Catholic 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.

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About St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
231 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

St Bernadette's is a one form entry primary school in Farnborough. The school is part of a thriving and supportive community.

Arranging a visit to St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email v.ryan@st-bernadettes.hants.sch.uk.

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