Shepherds Down School

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LSA Vacancies

Are you looking for a rewarding and varied job, where no two days are the same?

We are looking for someone who is energetic, enthusiastic, positive and resilient with a good sense of humour. Experience of working with children in some capacity is desirable but not essential however a love of children and keen interest in a range of learning difficulties is.

Shepherds Down School is an expanding primary school for children with learning difficulties. The children who attend the school have a range of learning difficulties and individual needs. Class sizes are between 8 and 11 children with a class team of at least 3 LSA’s and a teacher. We aim to enable all the children to fulfil their full potential and focus on developing skills which will help children to be as independent as possible in the future.

We require an enthusiastic and experienced Learning Support Assistants to work 30 hours per week, term time only. We also have opportunities for part time working. The position will commence in September 2019. The position is temporary, however for the right candidate that has good experience and qualifications the position could be offered permanently.

Closing dates for applications is 21st October, with a proposed start date of 9th November. 

Lunchtime Supervisor

In addition to classroom support staff we are also currently recruiting for lunchtime supervisors. Again this is a part time, term time only contract, ranging from 5 hours per week to 25 hours per week depending on candidate. 

Closing dates for applications is 21st October

Click below to download an application pack for both roles or for further details please contact Brian Marriott on 01962 713445 or email

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