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Learning Support Assistant October 2020


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our team.  The position is initially for a one-year, fixed-term contract, to cover maternity, working a total of 28.75 hours a week from 8.45am – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. The role will involve providing additional classroom support, and may include supporting a child with an Education Health Care Plan on a 1:1 basis.  Experience of working in a school setting is essential. 

Grange Junior School highly values its entire staff and offers a warm and friendly environment, excellent resources with a dedicated, highly professional and supportive staff team.  Excellent support and CPD opportunities are available.  We were judged as a 'Good' school on our recent Ofsted inspection (March 2017).

We are seeking to appoint someone who:

  • Enjoys working with children and adults and is willing to take on new ideas
  • Is enthusiastic, resilient and has a good sense of humour
  • Has knowledge of the key aspects of the role of an LSA and has the skills to move the children on in their learning
  • Can enthuse and inspire children to learn
  • Has good communication, interpersonal skills with both adults and children
  • Is able to work as part of a team
  • Has good organisational skills


  Ideally applicant should have:

  • Previous experience is desirable
  • English and Maths to GCSE level C or above
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Supporting Teaching and  Learning in Schools (not essential)

However, each application will be judged on its merit.

Application Procedure

An application form is available on the Hampshire Education Jobs Website and also on our website, or by email from  Please call the school office on 02392 581172 if you have any queries.