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Inspire, Endeavour, Achieve

LSA with 1 to 1 responsibilities (30hrs) required for September 2022

Grade C1- C5 (£19,265-£20,290),  Actual Salary - £13,361 - £14,072

30 hours a week (Monday - Friday - 8.35am - 3.10pm), term time only 

Schools visits welcome week commencing 27th June 2022

Closing Date: Friday 8th July at 12pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022

About the School:

At St Monica Primary School we are a family working hard to achieve the very best for all our children in a warm and nurturing environment.

St Monica Primary School is a place where we Inspire, Endeavour, Achieve!'

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher to join our hardworking team.

We are a friendly, supportive and hard-working team and the successful applicant would be warmly welcomed into our school community and able to access our ongoing staff development.

About the role 

The role will involve working in partnership with the class teacher, supporting groups of children in the classroom and delivering planned learning to groups or individuals. In addition, the role may also involve supporting pupils with specific learning and behavioural needs on a 1:1 basis. 

Applicants will be required to:  

  • Have GCSE's at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Maths  

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills  

  • Have the ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults 

  • Have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations  

  • Understand confidentiality and show commitment to safeguarding pupils wellbeing and equality 

  • Have skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils 

  • Show confidence in supporting children in their learning and their play  

  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school 

What the School and Trust can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a school which benefits from being part of a multi-academy trust.

  • The opportunity to work within other Schools within the Trust to develop your professional career

  • A supportive network of staff in a motivating and challenging working environment

  • Inspiring resources and ongoing training for your professional development.

  • Longer school holidays than maintained schools, including a two - week October Half-Term break.  

  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £50 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where all conditions are met)

  • Recognition of continuous service with Local Authorities and other Academy Trusts for various employment entitlements

  • CEO Awards to recognise those amazing everyday achievements 

  • Incredible children who are passionate about their communities

  • The ability to see the difference within the community that you will work in

Contact Details

If you have any further questions or would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school office on 023 8039 9870 or via email on  

Inspire is committed to ‘transforming lives and building futures’.  Our shared aim is to raise the education outcomes of all children within the Trust. 

We are passionate about our seven key values - innovation, nurture, success, passion, integrity, responsibility and excellence which are built at every level of our organisation. 

If you share these values and would like to join us on our journey then we would love to hear from you!

To Apply:

Please send all completed applications and your equal opportunity form to:

About the Trust:

Established in May 2018 the Inspire Learning Partnership is a Multi Academy Trust formed from two small Trusts. We are based in two hubs: New Forest and Southampton and currently comprise of five member academies and a nursery: Blackfield Primary School, Fawley Infant School, Hightown Primary School, Kanes Hill Primary School, St Monica Primary and Blackfield Nursery.

We have a shared aim of raising the educational outcomes of all children within the Trust. Never forgetting that children only get one chance at education, we are driven by the commitment to improve children’s life chances. All organisations within the Inspire Learning Partnership work together to provide high quality learning experiences for all their pupils in order that we transform lives and build futures.

Safeguarding Statements:

The Inspire Learning Partnership and St Monica Primary School welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or religion.

Only applications submitted on the Trust's application form will be accepted. 

St Monica Primary School and The Inspire Learning Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post include:

  • Commitment to safeguarding and Equality

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people,

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the St Monica Primary School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children."

St Monica Primary School

Bay Road Sholing, Southampton SO19 8EZ

023 8039 9870