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St Francis Special School

Learning Support Assistants

Closing date: 19/06/2024 at 12:00

Job Start Date: September 2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B Actual Salary: £16,173 - £16,618 (FTE £22,737 - £23,058) - pay award pending

Hours of Work: 30 Hours Monday to Friday term time only plus 1 week (Additional week’s hours used for after school training Tuesday and Wednesday)

Location of Role: St Francis School

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

These posts afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work in the only special school federation in Hampshire. Our two schools, situated next door to each other, cater for the full age range and a wide breadth of needs, including moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties.


We are looking to appoint enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude, who will have a commitment and passion to work with pupils with a wide and diverse range of SEN. 


Our strapline is, ‘a family of learning’ and we are committed as a community to have our wonderful pupils and students at the heart of our federation. We offer a fun, stimulating and creative environment in which all individuals are valued for their contribution, and we strive for our pupils and students to be as independent as they can be.


We are looking for practitioners who:


Relevant qualifications or experience with children with learning difficulties is desirable, however full training will be provided.

Application Procedure

For further details and an application form, please visit our federation website at www.federationheathfieldstfrancis.co.uk. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please call school office on 01329 512804 to arrange.  Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected] .

Safer Recruitment

St Francis Special 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.

About us

Address: Patchway Drive, Oldbury Way, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 3BN

Telephone: 01329 512804

Website: www.federationheathfieldstfrancis.co.uk

Application form