We are delighted to be recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant

To support and promote the development and learning of children with a variety of academic, physical, emotional, behavioural and social needs.

To assist teachers in providing a learning environment that enables all children to access the curriculum and learn to the best of their ability whilst supporting the aims of the school outlined in the school/learning teams philosophy statement.

Poole High School is an 11-19 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. As the largest school in this selective catchment, we pride ourselves on the fact that all students thrive in this caring and collaborative environment. Our students are well motivated and co-operative, and the team spirit in this large school is second to none.

We have high expectations of our staff, and we value them highly.

The school has delightful landscaped grounds and is very well resourced, being located at the heart of the town with excellent access by road and public transport. The quality of life in Poole is good and there is easy access to diverse range of cultural and scenic attractions.

Salary Scale:

SCP 5 Fixed

Hourly rate:


Daily hours:

8.25am – 4.00pm




Weekly hours:

Break:  20 minute unpaid coffee break

Lunch:  40 minute unpaid lunch break


33 hours


Term time, 38 working weeks

Actual salary:

Term time only = £14,655






Salary: Term time only = £14,655

Closing Date: 17 July 2022, 9.00am

Other Information

Contact Information:

Please submit your application to:

Nikki Steele, HR Officer

Address: Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset. BH15 2BW

Telephone: 01202 662015



CV's will not be accepted for this position.  An application form must be submitted. 


This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through their behaviour and practice.


Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials including an enhanced DBS, disqualification and prohibition check.



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