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The Toynbee School


Closing date: 27/08/2021 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Scale B – from £18,562 to £18,887 (Full Time Equivalent)

Hours of Work: Full/Part Time (39 weeks per annum, final hours to be agreed at interview)

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: The Toynbee School

Contact e-mail address: recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

We have a number of vacancies in our SEN department to support pupils with a range of Special Educational Needs at KS3/KS4 in a mainstream context. The post holder will work with students who have learning, social and behavioural difficulties and support them across the curriculum.


The ideal candidate should demonstrate resilience, initiative, patience and a passion for working with and assisting young people to learn.  There are good opportunities for career progression and previous experience is not essential. Candidates must have proven literacy and numeracy skills, equivalent to GCSE grade C and above.


This post is particularly aimed at graduates considering a future career in teaching and is an excellent way to gain experience in a secondary school setting where the role of the Learning Support Assistant is valued by pupils, parents and staff.


Salary:  Scale B – from £18,562 to £18,887  pro rata – term time (39 weeks per year). Working hours and days will be discussed at interview.

Closing Date:  27th  August

Interview Date: Successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview prior to the closing date

Application Procedure

Applicants should apply using the Support Staff Application Form which can be found on our website, together with a Candidate Application Pack: https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/recruitment. Please note that CVs will not be considered.


Completed Application Forms should be submitted to: Recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk. Please contact us via email or 02380269026 if you have any questions about the role.

Safer Recruitment

The Toynbee 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: Bodycoats Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2PL

Telephone: 023 8026 9026

Website: www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk

Application form