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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time and part time hours available - term time only

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for compassionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistants to join our team and contribute to the academic and personal development of our students.

Role Overview: As a Learning Support Assistant, you will support students with varying educational needs, working closely with teachers and the SEN (Special Educational Needs) team to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment. Your role will involve assisting students in their academic progress, personal development, and social integration.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with additional needs.

• Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and support strategies.

• Work collaboratively with teachers to adapt lesson plans and materials to meet the needs of students.

• Monitor and record students’ progress, providing feedback to teachers and the SEN team.

• Support students in developing independent learning and social skills.

• Promote a positive and inclusive classroom environment.

• Assist with classroom management and organization.

• Participate in training and professional development opportunities.

• Deal with behavioural and special needs issues in conjunction with the teacher

• Help implement lesson plans

• Provide feedback to pupils without reference to the teacher

• Take small class or small group of pupils for defined activities e.g. reading, in the presence of a class teacher

• Contribute with teacher to lesson contents and aims

• Support and work with teacher in testing/assessment

• Contribute with teacher to lesson contents and aims

• Support and work with teacher in testing/assessment

What the school offers its staff

We are actively working on reducing workload by concentrating on effective feedback instead of marking, utilising technology to free up staff time and keeping a close eye on how much effect behaviour has on staff time. Our priorities for the coming year are to further reduce workload, support staff with the external things that impact their wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion of all is very important and that includes staff, as is meeting the need of all our staffing members. Our school is dedicated to fostering a supportive and dynamic environment where everyone can thrive.

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 Hayling College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Hayling College is a smaller than average secondary school, rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted at our recent inspection February 2018. The staff are an incredibly supportive, hard-working and approachable group of people and our students are happy, confident and keen to learn. The college really prides itself on our family feel- something that is regularly commented upon by visitors

Arranging a visit to The Hayling College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.cooper@hayling.hants.sch.uk.

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