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The Vyne Community School

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 22/11/2019 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Salary Grade B - £18,065 full time equivalent

Salary Pro-Rata: £6265

Hours of Work: 3 days only - 15 hours per week

Location of Role: The Vyne School

Job/Person Summary

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated and expanding team.

The person we are looking for will be able to relate well to young people and show sensitivity to pupils with learning, language and behavioural difficulties. The successful candidate must have good organisational skills; administrative and recording skills are also essential.  Along with the ability to show initiative, whilst maintaining and respecting confidentiality.  A willingness to undertake further training is required.

As the largest department in the School, we require a flexible team player, who will adopt a professional approach to meeting the needs of our pupils. This is an exciting time in our school’s journey and we are looking for a committed and resilient team member to contribute to this.

Learning Support Assistants are required to support pupils with learning and/or behavioural difficulties in the classroom or in one-to-one sessions. Experience is desirable as the candidate appointed will be expected to support KS3 and KS4 pupils in core and option subjects. The position will also include preparing and delivering short term interventions in reading and spelling skills. There will be a mixture of group and 1-1 work with a greater emphasis on group work. For further details please see the job specification.

Minimum qualifications GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in a range of subjects to include English Language and Maths.

Application Procedure

Please telephone the school for an application form and further details on 01256 473003 or email the Personnel Officer, Mrs Helen Hall on h.hall@vyne.hants.sch.uk.

Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 25th November 2019.

The Vyne School reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date if receive a large number of suitable candidates.  

Safer Recruitment

The Vyne Community 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: Vyne Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 5PB

Telephone: 01256 473003

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

Application form