Learning Support Assistant - TDJS

Headteacher: Matt Lewis

Learning Support Assistant
To commence ASAP

We are looking for an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant who would enjoy the opportunity to support a child’s learning, and work between our specialist centre and mainstream school.

Thames Ditton Junior School is a popular 3 form entry Junior School located on the borders of south west London, with 360 pupils from Year 3 to 6, and is part of the Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership.  We also have a specialist Learning and Additional Needs (LAN) provision within the school providing places for 16 children with moderate learning, and/or speech and language, difficulties.  As a school, we pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and nurturing environment where every child has the opportunity and support to succeed.

The ideal candidate will be a confident, resilient and passionate person and somebody who demonstrates high expectations.  A flexible and resilient attitude to challenge is required with a commitment to providing irresistible learning opportunities which support the education of the whole child. 

Good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team is essential, as well as a love of learning and the desire to support our children achieve the best they can.  Whilst a relevant qualification and/or previous experience working with children is desirable, training will be given for the right person new to learning support.   

This is an exciting time to join the school, and our growing Trust, helping to shape a new era of development and growth so that all children are able to reach their full potential.  We offer:

  • highly motivated children with a love of learning
  • family friendly term time working
  • competitive salary and annual performance progression;
  • professional development support; 
  • two weeks’ autumn half term; and
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

The successful candidate would be extremely well supported, working alongside a passionate team.  Ideally the working pattern will be Monday - Friday, term time only, 8.30am - 3.30 pm .  We are open to discuss less hours/days for the right applicant. For information, the actual salary is £16,450 for 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum. This role is fixed term in the first instance.

Application packs and further details are available below    If you have questions prior to application, please email hr@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk

Latest closing date for applications: 11th March 2024 (noon)

Please note we encourage early interest and contact, and reserve the right to close the role earlier.  

HWLP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued Enhanced DBS check.  


Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership (HWLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff, Trustees and Governors have also established a code of conduct which applies to all members of the school community.

Job Pack

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Job Details

Learning Support Assistant - TDJS
Type of Position:
Learning Support Assistant
Thames Ditton Junior School
See advert
Start Date:
Closing Date:
11/03/2024 12:00