Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

Required ASAP

Fixed- term contract from February/March 2023 until 7th July 2023.

Quainton Hall Preparatory School offers first-class teaching and outstanding pastoral care for girls and boys aged 2½ -11 years. This is an exciting time to join the School as from September 2021 Quainton Hall has now become part of an all-through school with the John Lyon School, and is in effect the John Lyon Preparatory School. Together with the John Lyon School, Quainton Hall is part of John Lyon’s Foundation, alongside Harrow School and John Lyon’s Charity.

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our friendly and hardworking Learning Support Department team as a Learning Support Assistant on a fixed term basis either immediately or for a February/ March  2023 start. The post holder will assist the Learning Support Department in the provision of in-class support for children with perceived learning support needs. We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the care, learning and development of young children and has a positive approach to inclusive practice.

This would be a fixed term contract from February 2023 until 7th of July 2023.

Salary: c£27,816 p.a. FTE, SCP scale point 46 (pro-rata to c£21,182 for working hours below), depending on skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week x 34 weeks per annum (term time only) 8am to 4pm.

Benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the John Lyon School’s Sports Centre, including swimming pool
  • Discounted membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • A commitment to continuing professional development

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found: www.johnlyon.org/vacanciesCompleted application forms should be returned to [email protected]

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 24th February 2023

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.