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Learning Support Assistant- Level 1 - Sensory Support Service - Visual

Education Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Education Services

Grade: Learning Support Assistant Level 1 - 18,827 - 21,492 BAR 23,491 - 25,489 BAR 28,155 - 29,942per annum *plus the Special Educational Needs Allowance payment of 1,445 per annum*


The States of Guernsey is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join the Sensory Support Service -Visual.

The Sensory Support Service-Visual is seeking to appointan enthusiastic and committed person who is passionate about supporting children and young people with visual impairments and, often, multiple additional disabilities. Experience of working with blind and visually impaired children and young people is desirable for this post.The person holding this position willhelp babies, children and young people to access learning and teaching opportunities by offering flexible support to learners, teachers, parents/carers and schools. As a small team member, this role will predominantly be supporting individual students on an advisory basis.

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

Job Description

Contact: Nancy Devoe - Teacher in charge of Service for Vision at email:


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


Closing Date: 14 October 2022


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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