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Hounsdown School

Learning Support Assistant


  • Closing Date: Thursday 24 May 2018 (Noon)
  • Job Start Date: Saturday 01 Sep 2018
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-time
  • Salary Type: Support Staff
  • Salary Details: Grade B / C - Hourly rate £8.12 - £9.31
  • Hours of Work: 29 Hours per week - 8.30am to 3.00pm
  • Location of Role: Hounsdown School, Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton SO40 9FT
  • Contact e-mail address:

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support students with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) individually and in small groups. We invite applications from candidates who have skills in supporting students within ASC and in delivering numeracy and literacy interventions. Experience of working with children with ASC would be welcomed.

Candidates will need good communication skills and the ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly. Candidates must have proven literacy and numeracy skills, equivalent to GCSE grade C and above is necessary.

If in the future you want a career in teaching then this is an excellent way to gain experience in a school setting.

Hounsdown is an 11-16 Science College which converted to an Academy in August 2011. We are a popular, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2017), Hampshire school and a strategic partner for the ETC Teaching School Alliance. Our school has a welcoming ethos with students being courteous and respectful. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations and growing new leaders. The school motto is 'Be the best that you can be'

Hounsdown School offer all staff EduHealth Foundations Membership and the opportunity to also benefit from private healthcare, childcare vouchers and the cycle to work scheme.

Hounsdown School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Application Procedure

To apply please complete a Hounsdown School Support Staff application form. We do not accept CV’s. Further details including an application form are available on the Recruitment section of our school website or please contact the school.

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  • Address:
    Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Southampton, SO40 9FT
  • Tel: 023 8086 2981
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