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GFM Education Multi Academy Trust

Learning Support Assistant(s)

Closing date: 14/10/2021 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Other

Salary Details: ISR 2-4 Based on Pt 2 and 33 hours pro rata salary will be £10,406 {calculated as 33 / 37 x 44.09 / 52 x £18,198 FTE}

Hours of Work: Typically 33 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (term time)

Location of Role: Cross Secondary Bay House & Brune Park - Gosport

Job/Person Summary

This is a highly rewarding and challenging role. We are looking for individuals that are supportive, non-judgmental, patient, easy to talk to, positive and flexible. You must be able to speak to pupils in a manner which encourages and supports them, enabling you to build trusting relationships.  LSAs support pupils in class, in small groups and on a one-to-one basis.

LSAs work with pupils of all abilities, including those with special needs. Pupils with physical disabilities may need help with mobility and accessing materials, for example.

Pupils with behavioural difficulties require particular support to help them achieve their full potential.

You need to be a responsible and organised person. Some experience working with children, perhaps through volunteering in a school, or helping at clubs for young people.

You will have a GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths.


We would be interested in receiving an application from you if you:


Application Procedure

Applicants applying for a position must complete the GFM application form. Please ensure all sections of the application are filled in and that all gaps between employment are noted. Please do not send CVs as we are unable to accept these.

Where we receive a large volume of applications, we may close the post early, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Any offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of;

Safer Recruitment

GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. A ‘prohibition from teaching’ check will be completed for all shortlisted teaching candidates including those applying for a teaching assistant/Cover Supervisor/Other work deemed directly involved with pupils where it is indicated that they have qualified teacher status or have previously worked as a teacher. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. GFM Education pursues a policy of equality of opportunity.

About us

Address: (Company address Bay House School), Gomer Lane, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QP

Telephone: 02392 616012

Website: https://gfmat.org/

Application form