Inclusion Support Assistant

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About the role

Fearnhill School are seeking to appoint two Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly hardworking team, for 27 hours per week term time, plus five training days.

One colleague will be based in our Student Support Centre working with our more vulnerable students. You will work with the Student Support Coordinator to arrange specialist provision, as well as working with individual students on a one to one basis and ensuring their support is delivered where needed.

Another role is for a learning support assistant based in our Inclusion department, supporting students with identified special educational needs. You will work around the school providing one-to-one and small group support under the direction of the SEND Coordinator.

The successful candidate must have a good level of literacy and numeracy and demonstrate an enthusiasm for working with students with a wide range of abilities.


Applicants need to have GCSE Grades A-C equivalent in English and Maths and be reasonably confident in the use of ICT. Appropriate training will be provided. These posts offer an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to gain experience in a school, if you are considering a career in education, as well as for anyone with previous experience in the role.

Experience of working with children is desirable but not essential.

You are warmly invited to visit our website, or to contact Jacqui Simmonds, Head’s PA on  if you would like to talk to the headteacher, the Student Support Coordinator or head of inclusion for more details. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please indicate on your application which of the two posts you are applying for by labelling it ‘Student Support’ or ‘Inclusion’.

Fearnhill School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Contact details

Hazel Rainbow , School Business Manager
Fearnhill School Icknield Way Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire SG6 4BA

Telephone: 01462 621200
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