1:1 Learning Support Assistant (Reception)

  • Barrow Hedges Primary School
  • Carshalton

1:1 Learning Support Assistant (Reception)

Job advert

1:1 Learning Support Assistant Required for reception child (25 hours)

Salary: Grade 3 / 4, scale points 5 – 10 (FT salary £21591 - £23607)


About the school…

Barrow Hedges is an inclusive, popular and successful primary school with wonderful children who are keen to learn. Always heavily over-subscribed, we are situated in a leafy, residential area between Wallington and Sutton. At present we have 678 children on roll, including 52 children in our own nursery. Barrow Hedges Primary School originally opened in 1955. It was previously a two-form entry school, we are now fully three forms of entry. We have 22 classrooms, a Learning Hub, two halls, spacious corridors and classrooms, recently updated playground equipment and a large playing field; making our environment a great place to learn and achieve.


About the job…

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and caring Learning Support Assistant to work with a child on a one to one basis in our reception.  The hours for this role will be organised to suit the needs of the child that the successful applicant will support.  It is desirable that applicants will have experience working in school settings and/or with children who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Knowledge and/or experience of significant needs such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Down Syndrome may also support applications as well as specific skills such as 'Sign along'.  Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully before applying. 

This is an opportunity for a temporary position as the child will only be at the school for one year but further opportunities may arise. 


Closing Date for applications is 5th July 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 8th July 2019.

Starting Date 1st September 2019. 



Please submit your completed application form online here.

The first page of the application requires you to add your ‘Supporting Statement’. This should demonstrate how you meet the person specification, giving recent and relevant examples. We recommend that you work on this offline and paste it into the box when you are ready to apply.


If you have any questions or would like to speak to somebody about the role then please don’t hesitate to contact the school office; contact information is available on our school website where you will also find lots of additional information about the school.