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Learning Support Assistant (ASD)




Coxlease School, Clay Hill, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7DE

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£14,717 per annum


37.5 per week - term time only

Job Advert Role Description

We do something special, be a part of it!

Coxlease School and Clay Hill School, both located in Lyndhurst, provide education and support for young people aged 7 to 19 with complex needs, and some of whom are on the autistic spectrum.  We are looking for resilient role models to join us as a Learning Support Assistant who have the passion, enthusiasm and drive to support our young people in achieving their full potential.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will work with class teachers to provide support for our young people through various subjects and using different communication and engagement techniques.

This is a term time only post, working 38 weeks of the year 37.5 hours per week.  A normal working day starts at 8am and finishes at 4pm.  You will be supported by our established, friendly team who share the passion for supporting young people to meet their full potential.

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend
  • And many more...

What we'd like from you

  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in a special needs environment/school would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Become your best you, apply today!

Please note, an assessment day is taking place on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 9.00am until 1.00pm.  Should your application be successful, please be expected to be in attendance.

If you would like to find out more or have any questions please contact Hannah Cramp, Senior HR Administrator on 02380 283633, option 1. 

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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