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Alderwood School

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: 12/06/2020 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade C - £18,426 to £19,407 (Actual annual salary is £11,831 to £12,461)

Hours of Work: 27.08 hours per week (Term time only) 9.00am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday

Location of Role: Aldershot

Job/Person Summary

We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant at Alderwood School junior site to start in September 2020.   


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and creative Learning Support Assistant to work at our friendly school. Responsibilities will include providing support for groups of children in English, Maths and other aspects of the curriculum. You will also need to prepare resources and assist the teacher in the day to day management of the classroom.


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 empathy for children and an intuitive response to their needs, be able to work under direction and under their own initiative and enjoy being part of a hard-working team. 

For further details and an application form, please either print from our school website, or by emailing g.yates@alderwood.hants.sch.uk.

Application Procedure


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.


There will be an interview panel comprising of the Head of School and SENCO. The Head of School and SENCO have undertaken the ‘Safer Recruitment in Schools’ training.


Interviews will be conducted using Microsoft Teams.

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: Haig Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 4RZ

Telephone: 01252 323494

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

Application form