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Harestock Primary School

17.25 hours Permanent Learning Support Assistant (+ 4.5hrs temporary)


  • Closing Date: Monday 9th July at noon
  • Interview Date: Friday 13th July a.m.
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent and Temporary / Part-time
  • Salary Type: HCC Support Staff
  • Salary Details: LSA: Scale B/C – depending on experience.
  • Hours of Work:

Permanent LSA: 17.25 hours per week, term time   8.45am – 11.45am Monday to Friday and 1 x afternoon 1pm – 3.15pm

Temporary 4.5 hr SENSA support in Juniors 2x afternoons 1pm – 3.15pm

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Job/Person Summary

We are looking for a positive, caring and enthusiastic person to join our established learning support team and work alongside our team of dedicated teachers, predominantly in the Infants.

You will be supporting children in class or individuals/groups of children to provide intervention as directed. You will be required to provide accurate records and daily feedback to the teachers. Previous proven experience of working with primary aged children would be desirable. Further professional development opportunities will be available.

A knowledge of Speech and Language programmes for children is desirable, however training will be given for this element of the role.

You will need good written and oral communication skills and the ability to use your initiative to work self-directed or as part of a team to enable pupils to succeed.

Knowledge of supporting the teaching of phonics would be an advantage.

Applicants should also have:

C grade at GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics

The ability to provide evidence of the impact they have had on pupils they have worked with

The ability to work under pressure with good time management skills

A flexible, calm and professional approach

An understanding of the expectations of the Key Stage 1&2 curriculum to enable children to make progress

An understanding of confidentiality and safeguarding procedures.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office. Please include on your application form all details of relevant experience.  Please note we will only contact shortlisted candidates.

The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and Occupational health clearance before the role can be commenced.

We are also seeking to appoint an After School Club Assistant 3 afternoons per week (Mon –Weds), 5.25 hours and a Breakfast Club Assistant 1.5 or possibly 2.25 hours per week (8 – 8.45 a.m. Mon, Tues and possibly Weds).  These posts are also advertised on the Hampshire County Council Support posts site and on our website  Closing date is 6.7.18 at noon.

2 Positions available i.e After School Club Assistant(position 1) and Breakfast Club Assistant(position 2)

Closing Date: 06/07/18 12 noon

Interview Date:  13/7/18 in the afternoon

Job Start Date: Monday 3rd September for 1 school year, possibly longer

Contract/Hours: Fixed term, Part-time

Hours per week:  After School Club Asst post 5.25 hours (3.15pm to 5pm Mon – Weds).

Breakfast Club post 1.5 or 2.25 hours (8 to 8.45 a.m. Mon, Tues & possibly Weds)

Paid weeks per year:  44.48

Salary Type:            Support Staff, Grade C, Step 1- 5, FTE £17,224 – £18,794

Role Profile:  Out of School Assistant

Actual salary on Grade C Step 1:           £2,090 per annum – After School Club Asst – position 1

£896 per annum – Breakfast Club Assistant for 3 sessions – position 2


Harestock Primary school is seeking to appoint an After School Club Assistant and a Breakfast Club Assistant to join the Bumblebees After School club team and Breakfast Club to enhance our extended day child-care provision.

Duties include:

*Welcoming children and helping them to settle in to the session
*During After School Club supporting the children in a wide variety of active games and quieter small group activities including board games, construction, arts and crafts and indoor and outdoor sporting activities
*Clearing away all the play equipment.

*Following procedures to dismiss children to their carer at the end of the After School Club session/helping to escort children to meet the Teacher on duty on the playground at the end of Breakfast Club.

The assistant would work under the guidance of our highly experienced After School Club Leader or Breakfast Club Leader. 

We are looking for someone who has:

confidence in their interactions with children,

excellent team working skills

a calm and positive approach in their communications

initiative and can word independently

a warm personality
enthusiasm and is conscientious
good time management and organisational skills
patience and flexibility
an understanding of confidentiality, safeguarding and health & safety procedures

Applicants who have experience of working with children aged 4-11 would be desirable but not essential.

For a role profile/application form or further information about Harestock Primary please contact Debbie Forrester on 01962 881026 or e mail –  We will only contact shortlisted candidates.

Click  here for application form and here  for equality monitoring form.

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