Learning Support Assistant – Heathfield and St Francis Schools

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Job type

Term Time, Fixed Term


£13,203 - £13,427

Closing date

26 April 2021

Learning Support Assistant 1 – Grade B

Heathfield and St Francis Schools

Grade B Actual Salary: £13,203 – £13,427

30 hours per week term time only (Initially Fixed Term until April 2022)

Heathfield – Primary MLD

St Francis – All age (2 – 19) SLD

The Federation of Heathfield and St Francis Special Schools provides for pupils with a wide range of
complex learning difficulties. These may include autistic spectrum disorder, mobility and health needs,
communication or emotional and behavioural needs.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude,
who will have a commitment and passion to work with pupils with a wide and diverse range of SEN.

We are looking for a practitioner who:

 has excellent interpersonal skills;
 has a calm and consistent approach;
 is able to motivate and inspire children’s learning;
 is flexible and creative, and willing to adapt the learning environment;
 can follow specific educational programmes;
 can work under own initiative where necessary;
 has a sympathetic understanding of children’s emotional needs; and
 will support children with personal care.

Relevant qualifications or experience with children with learning difficulties is desirable, however full
training will be provided.

For further details and an application form, please visit the Heathfield School and/or St Francis School website:

www.heathfieldhants.co.uk or www.stfrancisschool.co.uk

You can also contact St Francis School office at adminoffice@st-francis.hants.sch.uk or telephone 01329

The Federation is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expects
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.

Closing Date: Monday, 26 April @ 12.00pm. Interview date: TBC