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Haydon Abbey School and Pre-School

Learning Support Assistants in Key Stages 1 and 2

September 2020 Start

8:45 am – 3:15 pm (30 minute unpaid lunch break) Term Time Only

Bucks Pay Range 1B Point 6 £16,032 Pro Rata


Haydon Abbey is a very successful ‘good’ school in the centre of Aylesbury. We have a highly professional team of teaching and support staff with a commitment to staff development at all levels. We are very well resourced across all areas of the curriculum and are committed to providing the best possible education for our children.


We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and innovative people to join our dynamic school where children are at the forefront of everything we do.  We have an excellent record of developing all members of staff and can offer you high quality and tailored professional development in order to pursue, and develop your role.   


Applicants may be required to support the learning in classes or to provide support for individual children. We are also looking for the right people to support children with special educational needs. The position will entail working with children from Year 1 to Year 6. Experience of working with children in this age group is desirable but not essential. Candidates need to have a willingness to engage with the whole school community. A good level of English and Maths skills is essential.

The role will include:


•             working alongside class teachers in a specific phase in the school   

•             supporting small groups of, and/or individual, children with their learning

•             being responsible for the learning and achievement of children you work with

•             supporting children in a pastoral role

•             working within a team

•             demonstrating high expectations for children

•             withholding the school values at all times

•             being highly professional


You will be joining an existing team of supportive Learning Support Assistants. Training and support will be an ongoing aspect of the role. Please specify in your application your preferred age range of children you would like to support.


Previous applicants need not apply.


Please contact the school office by telephone 01296 482278, or by email for further information.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and recommended.


We are an equal opportunities employer and operate safe recruitment practices.  The successful candidate will need to have DBS clearance.


Closing Date:     Midday Thursday 19 March 2020

Interview Date:  Thursday 26 March 2020

LSA Job Description

Application Form for NON Teaching Positions (includes Learning Support Assistants, Midday Supervisors)

Application Form for Teachers Only