Learning Support Assistant Vacancy


We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm, a sense of humour and, most importantly, someone who is kind!  (‘Kind people are our kind of people!’)

Portway Junior School is a popular junior school on the edge of Andover. We have a waiting list in most of our year groups and the school is well regarded by parents and the education authority. Our most recent OfSTED inspection describes us as a good school that is friendly, welcoming and mutually supportive. The report also highlighted the outstanding level of care, guidance and support our pupils receive and our excellent partnership with parents and carers. 

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) / Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant  This will be one role.

Hours are as follows (term time only)

  • Five Mornings 8.30am - 12:00pm, equalling 17.5 hours
  • Five Afternoons 12:30pm - 3.30pm, equalling 15 hours per week
    (This will include some lunchtime cover)

Total Hours = 32.5 (Monday - Friday)


We are looking for someone who:

  • is patient, calm and caring

  • is able to work as part of a team

  • is a positive person

  • has a good understanding of English and Maths skills

  • is able to support the personal care & medical needs of the children

  • understands and respects confidentiality and safeguarding procedures

  • is KIND!

Experience is not essential, but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. 

The role would also be suitable for graduates who would like to use this prior to training to be a teacher, via the school direct route, at our school.


Learning Support Assistant - Salary scale B £12,436 actual (£18,877 FTE) – term time only.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Thursday 14th October

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 18th October

Start Date: ASAP


School Details: LINK

Job Description: LINK

Application Form: LINK

Equality Monitoring Form: LINK