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Early years (YR) 0.5 Learning Support Assistant - Level 1 1

Education Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Education Services


Grade: Learning Support Assistant - £14,769 - £16,917 BAR 1 £18,527 - £20,138 BAR 2 £22,286 - £23,726 per annum pro rata




We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join La Houguette Primary School to work as a Learning Support Assistant (0.5) from 1st September 2021. You will be passionate about supporting young people and will help them to access learning and teaching opportunities by offering flexible support to learners, teachers and the school/service.

This is a permananet contract of 14 hours per week, working Wednesday pm, Thursday and Friday, term-time only. Hours of work are to be agreed with the Headteacher. Staff working part time will be paid on a pro-rata basis.

You will maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across key stages and shared professional development across schools; you may be required to work on more than one site.

Learning Support Assistants as professional members of staff and you will be expected to contribute to the daily life of the school community and to give support to the various activities and functions which take place.

The school is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to join the staff team. The successful candidate will join an excellent school with strong community support and high standards.
If you:
love using your initiative
are committed to continuous professional development and are ambitious to become an outstanding practitioner
have high expectations of learners
enjoy new challenges and working as part of a team
believe that all children can succeed
We can offer you:
high quality support
strong leadership with a clear strategic direction
committed, dynamic and supportive staff

We welcome school visits; please contact

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Claire Judd, Headteacher on (01481) 226020 or email 


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Closing Date: 30 June 2021


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.


The States of Guernsey and the Committee for Education, Sport and Culture is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and unsupervised volunteers to share this commitment. The post holder will therefore be required to undergo an Enhanced and Barred List DBS check and is recommended to be registered with its Status Update Service.

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