Current Vacancies

Orchard Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. 

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Presently we have four vacancies for the following roles:

Learning Support Assistant 

Learning Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

The position is  permanent.

START DATE: 1st September 2022

8:30 – 1.15 Mon to Fri 

(23.75 hours per week)

 

Orchard Junior School have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant. This is a permanent vacancy.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised, experienced and caring person to join our friendly team of staff.

The role will mainly involve supporting groups of children in their learning under the direction of the class teacher, as well as providing general classroom assistance and pastoral support for the pupils.  Some one to one pupil support may also form part of the role.

You must:

• Have empathy with pupils and be sympathetic to their needs
• Have excellent literacy/numeracy skills
• Have well developed interpersonal skills and sense of humour enabling effective relationships with a variety of different people
• Be a team worker
• Be able to use ICT effectively to support learning
• Demonstrate good communication skills and be able to clarify and explain instructions clearly
• Be professionally discrete and able to respect confidentiality on particular issues

 

In terms of qualifications and experience, you will ideally:

 

• Have a working knowledge of the national curriculum, particularly literacy and numeracy requirements, and other relevant learning programmes/ strategies
• Be trained at least to NVQ3 standard in Childcare
• Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a teaching/learning/child support working environment


The Learning Support Team at Orchard is highly skilled, dedicated and lots of fun so the successful candidate will have plenty of support in a happy environment.
 

Application forms available: via the school website www.orchardjunior.com – please return to Angela Symes, School Business Manager, angela.symes@orchardjunior.com


Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 6th May 2022
Interview date: Friday 13th May 2022

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LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT (FIXED TERM)

The position is fixed-term as a maternity contract.

START DATE: 1st September 2022

8:30 – 1.15 Mon to Fri 

(23.75 hours per week)

 

Orchard Junior School have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant. This is a maternity leave fixed term contract; however, depending on the experience and suitability of the candidate, it could be permanent.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised, experienced and caring person to join our friendly team of staff.

The role will mainly involve supporting groups of children in their learning under the direction of the class teacher, as well as providing general classroom assistance and pastoral support for the pupils.  Some one to one pupil support may also form part of the role.

You must:

• Have empathy with pupils and be sympathetic to their needs
• Have excellent literacy/numeracy skills
• Have well developed interpersonal skills and sense of humour enabling effective relationships with a variety of different people
• Be a team worker
• Be able to use ICT effectively to support learning
• Demonstrate good communication skills and be able to clarify and explain instructions clearly
• Be professionally discrete and able to respect confidentiality on particular issues

 

In terms of qualifications and experience, you will ideally:

 

• Have a working knowledge of the national curriculum, particularly literacy and numeracy requirements, and other relevant learning programmes/ strategies
• Be trained at least to NVQ3 standard in Childcare
• Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a teaching/learning/child support working environment


The Learning Support Team at Orchard is highly skilled, dedicated and lots of fun so the successful candidate will have plenty of support in a happy environment.
 

Application forms available: via the school website www.orchardjunior.com – please return to Angela Symes, School Business Manager, angela.symes@orchardjunior.com


Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 6th May 2022
Interview date: Friday 13th May 2022

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