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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

Quainton Hall Preparatory School offers first-class teaching and outstanding pastoral care for girls and boys aged 2½ -11 years. This is an exciting time to join the School as from September 2021 Quainton Hall has now become part of an all-through school with the John Lyon School, and is in effect the John Lyon Preparatory School. Together with the John Lyon School, Quainton Hall is part of John Lyon’s Foundation, alongside Harrow School and John Lyon’s Charity.

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our friendly and hardworking SEND team as a Learning Support Assistant on a permanent basis for an immediate start. The post holder will assist the SENDCo in the provision of in-class support for children with perceived learning support needs. We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the care, learning and development of young children and has a positive approach to inclusive practice.

Salary: c£27,500 p.a. FTE (pro-rata to c£20,000 for working hours below), depending on skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week x 34 weeks per annum (term time only)

Benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the John Lyon School’s Sports Centre, including swimming pool
  • Discounted membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • A commitment to continuing professional development

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the bottom of the page.


Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Thursday 28th July 2022.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share 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.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.