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  • Job start date

    7 May 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 28 hours per week - 8.35 am - 15.10, Monday - Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - 4 months

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and caring Learning Support Assistant in Early Years (Children aged 4-5)

South Farnborough Infant School is a 3-form entry school with a staff team that is passionate about delivering an engaging, purposeful and exciting curriculum to our 270+ children. We are a ‘Harmony’ school, meaning we learn from and about nature’s 7 Principles of Harmony, including ‘Circles and Cycles’, ‘Diversity’ and ‘Wellbeing’ to name but three. We aim to prepare our children for life in an ever-changing world and give them the knowledge, skills and drive to take action and ensure Planet Earth continues to be a safe and beautiful home for all.

As a Learning Support Assistant you will have the privilege of being part of the children's learning journey as you work alongside the class teacher under their direction, as well as using your own initiative.

What skills and experience we're looking for:

  • to be able to work as part of a team
  • have good communication and interpersonal skills with both children and adults
  • to be reliable, enthusiastic, caring and motivated
  • to be capable and confident in English and Mathematics

What the school offers its staff

What the school offers its staff:

  • happy and enthusiastic children
  • an extremely supportive and friendly staff team
  • opportunities to develop professionally
  • a supportive leadership team and governing body

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 South Farnborough Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
296 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01252 543727

Arranging a visit to South Farnborough Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amanda.bailey@southfarnborough-inf.hants.sch.uk.

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