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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours a week, term time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£15,883 to £16,107 actual

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Learning Support Department supports students with special needs either within the classroom or within the learning support area. The department provides a positive and safe working atmosphere for some of the school’s more vulnerable children.

As a Learning Support Assistant you will be working with a committed and enthusiastic team led by the school’s Special Needs Co-ordinator. Experience of working with Education, Health and Care Plans and/or young people would be helpful. Full training will be provided.

The main duties of the post are to:

  • work alongside students with a range of special educational needs assisting students to take ownership of their work and become independent learners
  • become familiar with the needs of the supported students
  • be prepared to be flexible to meet the demands of a varied school day
  • assist in the monitoring, assessment and review procedures of the Learning Support Department and, where appropriate, the wider school process
  • contribute to the setting and measuring of targets set for students
  • make written contributions to reviews of students’ progress
  • support a range of departmental clerical/administrative duties such as marking, reading/spelling tests
  • support students as necessary who exhibit organisational difficulties
  • work collaboratively with teaching staff to support the learning of students and the teaching process

Please complete a support staff application form which can be downloaded from our websitewww.arnewood.hants.sch.uk/vacancies.

What the school offers its staff

  • excellent career progression opportunities given our strength in partnership working

• a supportive, committed and experienced team

• sound mentoring for all new staff from a stable and experienced senior team

• excellent accommodation and resources

• exemplary personnel practice including salary progression and pension contributions

• a work life balance that values individual happiness and fulfilment.

  • free onsite parking
  • Pension Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Arnewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
957 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues.
Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form.
We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Arranging a visit to The Arnewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

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