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Learning Support Assistants (SEND/SEMH) (Maternity cover)

St Vincent College
Gosport, Hampshire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time, Term Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
23rd April 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 10 months
  • Job ID: 1414123

Learning Support Assistants (SEND/SEMH)

24 hours per week

Maternity Cover 10months. Term-time only (37 weeks)

Salary: Support Staff Scale Point 20 - FTE £22,070 pro-rated (£12,767 actual salary)

We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our team within the School of Personalised Learning (SPL).

The successful candidate will be offered full training and be provided with the opportunity for career development as the candidate grows into the role. 

The College provides specialist education and support for 200+ young people aged 16-25 with moderate and complex learning difficulties and disabilities. Working with students you will form a key part of the range of services to support their education, emotional well-being and preparation for adulthood.

Candidates must:

  • Have GCSE C grade or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Understand there will be a need to provide Personal Care which could include feeding and toileting as required to support Students with specific identified needs. Full training will be provided.

Ideally, you should:

  • Be well motivated, passionate and well organised
  • Have significant knowledge of Safeguarding and Prevent
  • Have prior experience of supporting students with SEND and/or SEMH


Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service application.

Closing Date: 23rd April 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: TBC

Interviews will take place as and when suitable applications are received. Therefore, the dates provided on the advert will be flexible. 


Safeguarding Statement:

St Vincent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.