Isle of Wight Council

Barton Primary School

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Learning Support Assistant

Barton Primary School, Furrlongs, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2AX, Email:, Website:

HAY Scale 5A (Actual = £14,517 / FTE= £20,443)

Vacancy Reference: LSA0718

Closing Date: 05/09/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 30.5 hours per week, term-time only

LSA with experience of working with children in KS1 / KS2 required for Sept / Oct 22.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is committed to promoting high standards of pupil achievement and progress.

• Is well organised, innovative, creative and motivating.

• Is able to react positively to challenges.

• Is able to work under pressure.

• Preferably has a relevant NVQ qualification.

We offer:

• A dynamic and rapidly improving school.

• A friendly and supportive work environment.

• Well behaved and motivated children.

You are warmly encouraged to visit the school.

For further information, to arrange a visit to the school or request an application pack, please contact   – or by visiting our website to download a pack at Please return completed applications to Miss Williams at the school.

: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the
Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 5th Sept     

Interviews: w/c Monday 12th Sept