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Teaching Assistant required from June 2018

From June 2018, we are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated part time teaching assistant, initially on a one year fixed term contract, to join our friendly and hard working team. Set in the heart of the New Forest, we offer extensive facilities and children who are delightful and eager to learn. This is an excellent opportunity for a teaching assistant with high expectations to join our happy, successful and ‘outstanding’ school team.

The post will involve working alongside a class teacher, initially within KS2 in addition to supporting a child with SEND on a one to one basis. An NVQ level 3 is required. A First Aid Certificate along with experience working with SEN children is also desirable. Pay Grade is Grade C (FTE £17,224- £18,794, pro rata, £8.93-£9.74 per hour). The successful candidate will work 25 hours per week working Monday to Friday from 8.30-11.45am and on Thursday and Friday from 1pm-3.30pm. The post also includes working at lunchtime as a lunchtime supervisor from 11.45-1pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The school has a very good ethos and we pride ourselves on providing a caring and welcoming learning environment. The children are motivated and enthusiastic about learning and everyone is committed to the development of the whole child. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and the post will be offered subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be accepted.


Find out more about our school by exploring our school website further website If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Sue Harvey on 01590 682431. For further details and an application form, please see below.


Completed application forms should be emailed to Sue Harvey at or posted to St Luke's School, Westbeams Road, Sway, Hampshire. SO41 6AE no later than 12:00 (noon) on Thursday 24th May.


Closing date : Thursday 24th May

Interview Date : Tuesday 5th June