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Alderwood School

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 02/07/2024 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: HCC Grade C. Actual Salary £15,757 to £16,672

Hours of Work: 28.75 hours per week - 8.30am - 3.15pm, Monday to Friday, term time

Location of Role: Alderwood School

Job/Person Summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and creative Learning Support Assistant to work at our friendly infant school.


Responsibilities will include providing support for children with additional needs across all aspects of the curriculum. You will also need to prepare resources and assist the teacher in the day-to-day management.


Experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be well supported and in-school training will be provided. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate good understanding of the challenges of children with additional needs, show an empathy for these children and have an intuitive response to their needs. Additionally, they would need to be able to work under direction of the class teacher/SENCO, show initiative and enjoy being part of a hard-working team. 


Previous applicants need not apply.

Application Procedure

HCC Support staff application forms can be found on our website under the ‘Our School’ section.  Completed application forms can be sent by post to Gemma Yates, PA to Executive Headteacher or emailed to [email protected] and should be received no later than 12pm on the closing date. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01252 494123 to arrange a visit.



Only those applicants who fulfil the job specification will be short-listed. 2 references will be sought for each candidate, and these references must be received before the interview.

Safer Recruitment

Alderwood 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: Belle Vue Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 4RZ

Telephone: 01252 323494

Website: http://www.alderwood.hants.sch.uk

Application form