Learning Support Assistant (Full Time – Maternity Cover)

An opportunity has arisen for a full-time (maternity cover) Learning Support Assistant to support pupils in Years 7 to 11 from September 2020 for a fixed term.

An understanding of children with additional learning needs would be preferable. The person appointed will be hardworking, empathetic, flexible and determined to support pupils either individually or in small groups. Support will be given across a broad range of subjects and all year groups up to Year 11. Support will be given during lessons, as well as some 1-1 sessions, where necessary. Experience of working with young people in a mainstream secondary school is essential. This is a fulltime term time only post - 37.5 hours weekly during school term time plus paid holiday entitlement.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon, Monday 22 June

Salary by negotiation and dependent on skills, attributes and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational, independent day and boarding schools, having twice been voted Independent School of the Year. The School was endorsed as excellent in every category during the most recent inspection.

Ashford School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education across England. As a group, we achieve more by sharing than any single school could.

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.