The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters --Audrey Hepburn....................From Monday 23rd March school closed to most pupils
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Chandler's Ford Infant School


Temporary 1-1 Learning Support Assistant for the Autumn Term

15 Hours per week from 14th September - 31st December 2020


Application Form

We are seeking to appoint a special person who is enthusiastic, hardworking, caring and dedicated, to join us to work one to one with a child with particular educational needs.

You will need to be flexible, adaptable, resourceful and patient as the role will be varied and demanding, but also very rewarding.  

Good literacy, numeracy and communication skills along with a commitment to work as part of a team are essential.  Whilst previous experience would be an advantage, we are looking for a person who is able to build good relationships with children.  You will be need to positively manage the child’s individual needs and help them access learning.  


You will need to be flexible as the job will also include relief cover for lunchtimes.


The person we are looking for will: 

  • be full of enthusiasm and keen to learn

  • have a patient and caring approach

  • have a sense of humour

  • have high expectations

  • have proven literacy and numeracy skills and be computer literate

  • work well both independently and as part of a team

  • relates well to both children and adults and has excellent interpersonal skills

  • be able to work effectively with children to move their learning forward

  • be highly organised and has good time management skills

  • be flexible, proactive and resourceful

  • have excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • understand confidentiality and safeguarding procedures

We offer: 

  • a welcoming, friendly and highly supportive staff

  • the opportunity to make a real difference to a child’s life

  • a wonderful team who constantly discuss and reflect together

  • an excellent learning opportunity, involving support from our SENCO and from outside agencies

Application Procedure

If you are interested in this position, please complete an application form and return it to the school via email on  If you would like to arrange a visit contact the school office, by phone on 023 80252655 or via email


Closing Date:  21st July 2020

Interviews:     Thursday 10th September 2020

Start Date:      Monday 14th September 2020  

Safer Recruitment

Chandler's Ford Infant 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.