Learning Support Assistant

Old Swinford Hospital School, DY8 1QX
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08 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
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OSH - Outstanding Boarding School Education

Old Swinford Hospital is one of the country’s leading state boarding schools. Over fifty per cent of the School’s students are boarders who come from a wide range of backgrounds in the UK and also the EU and overseas. OSH looks and feels like a very British school. The atmosphere is calm and orderly, and also very relaxed because for the majority of our pupils their school is also their home. Parents, pupils and staff are all on the same side and pupils want to learn. We have just had two very favourable Ofsted visits, one for boarding and one for curriculum.

We enjoy a very good academic reputation and regularly feature in the lists of the most academically successful maintained schools. We’re not about league tables, however. This school prides itself on a balance of academic achievement and outstanding opportunity for our pupils to develop as well rounded people. Our extensive extra-curricular programme contributes to our pupils becoming happy, healthy and interested young people, for whom sport, music, art, drama, outdoor pursuits and DofE feature strongly.

From Years 7-11 Old Swinford Hospital admits boys. Our Sixth Form is mixed.

Employer: The Governors of Old Swinford Hospital

Hours: 25 lessons per week - term time

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Old Swnford Hospital (DY8 1QX)

Old Swinford Hospital is seeking to appoint two enthusiastic, hardworking and patient Learning Support Assistants (LSA). The LSA will work with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff and SENCO to provide support to pupils with moderate learning, behavioural, communication, social or physical difficulties.

Closing date: 10am on Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Old Swinford Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

For further details and an application form please visit our website:


or contact Alison Davey, our HR Manager on 01384 817367.

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