Isle of Wight Council

St George's School

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Class Based Learning Support Assistants (Ref: 2023_132)

Watergate Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XW

Hay Grade 3 (£21,189 - £21,445 FTE per annum approx. £14,902 - £15,082 pro-rata per annum)

Contact: Please contact Donna Kelly on for further details and an application pack.

Vacancy Reference: 2022_132

Closing Date: 27/01/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 31.25 per week (Term-time only)



Watergate Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XW

Tel: (01983) 524634 E-mail:

Headteacher: Mrs Steff Gleeson, BA Hons PGCE


Required to start ASAP

St. George’s School is a unique provision for SEN as a secondary school for students with severe and complex needs.


Salary will range between Hay Grade 3 (£21,189 - £21,445 FTE per annum approx. £14,902 - £15,082 pro-rata per annum)

Full time positions are 31.25 hours per week and term-time only.

We are looking to appoint LSA’s to provide classroom assistance across the school to a range of students with special needs, some of whom exhibit challenging behaviour related to their learning difficulties. Applicants will need to be able to cope and manage in a challenging environment with special needs children.

Experience of a working knowledge of young people with autism and complex needs would be an advantage.

It is essential that applicants possess the following:

  •    A strong student focus holding safeguarding at the centre of their practice.
  •  Level 2 Maths and English qualification, or equivalent.


We can offer:


  •   Wonderful students.
  •   The opportunity to be part of an adaptable, committed and skilled staff team.
  •   A creative learning environment, timetable and curriculum.
  •   A wide range of training opportunities for career development.


We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Please contact Donna Kelly on for further details and an application pack.

Application forms are also available to download from the school website at

PLEASE NOTE: 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 here.


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: Friday 27 January 2023
Interview Date: TBC