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Sun Hill Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Special Needs Learning Support Assistant – Job Share

Job Description

Closing Date: Friday 10th May at 12:00

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th May – Afternoon only

Job Start Date: Wednesday 4th September 2019

Contract Hours: Fixed Term Contract, Part-time - Term Time Only

Weekly Hours: 1 role for the morning – 8.45am – 12.15pm

                           1 role for the afternoons – 12:00 – 3.30pm

Salary Type: Support staff

Salary Details: Grade B/C - depending on experience

Hours of Work: 17.5 hours per week each

Location of the Role: Sun Hill Junior School, New Alresford

Contact email address:


Job/Person Summary

We are looking for two enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistants to provide split 1:1 support for a pupil who has specific learning needs. One assistant will support each morning and the other will support each afternoon. 

Applicants should:

  • Enjoy working with children
  • Be a committed team member
  • Be patient and flexible with initiative
  • Be confident to develop a child’s independence
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Be able to work closely and effectively with all parties including class teacher and parents
  • Understand confidentiality and safeguarding
  • Be competent in the use of ICT


  • Have experience of supporting children with additional needs including; communication and interaction and physical, medical and sensory.
  • Be excited by technology to help meet a child’s needs
  • Have experience of working with equipment to meet physical needs

We can offer:

  • A supportive and committed team
  • A positive, happy environment
  • Opportunities for professional development relevant to the role
  • Free Gym sessions at Perins Evolution Health and Fitness
  • Discounted onsite Breakfast & After-school club for children aged 4-11yrs 
  • Discounted Holiday Club
  • Discounted nursery and pre-school care with an option of term time only at Patchwork Day Nursery in Alresford.  


We have decided that a split role between two LSAs will be most beneficial to help develop independence in the child as they progress and also to enable the sharing of ideas and expertise between those supporting.


Applicants are welcome to visit the school to meet informally with the Headteacher and SENCo before applying. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant


  • Contract/Hours: Permanent, Part-time

  • Salary Type: Support Staff

  • Salary Details: A Grade (Support staff) FTE £16,395, actual salary £2127.24 

  • Hours of Work: 1 hour and 20 mins daily, term time only (11.50am – 1.10pm)

  • Location of Role: Sun Hill Junior School

  • Contact e-mail address:

    We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and positive Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant.

    • A positive, proactive and patient person

    • You should be able to enthuse and inspire children at lunchtime.

    • Be able to support play opportunities.

    • Must be able to build strong relationships with our children.

    • Have high expectations.

    • Have excellent communication skills and can relate well to others.

    • Have a positive, consistent approach to behavior management.

    We can offer you:

    • Lovely children who are keen to learn.

    • Dedicated senior
    leadership and a supportive lunchtime team

    • A school committed to the safeguarding and protection of children

    • A school committed to continuous improvement.

    • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and training

    • An opportunity to make a genuine difference.


We are happy to consider individual day applications.


More than one position is available and this is an open application process with no closing date.  


  • Application Procedure

    For further details or to arrange a visit to our school please contact the school office on 01962 732801 or email