Alton School




Working at The Alton

We are currently looking for:

SEN Learning Support Assistants (SEN LSA)

£7,952 per annum
15 hrs per week – (mornings) Event Linked Temporary contract 
Term time only 

The Alton is a small, friendly school situated just outside Richmond Park. We are seeking to appoint SEN LSA’s  to support pupils with Education Health and Care Plans. You must have excellent English and maths skills. A working knowledge of how to support pupils with additional needs such as ADHD, Autism and Speech and Language difficulties is an advantage. You will work under the direction of the Class Teacher and the SENCO. You will be expected to provide general support for other children including running interventions.

We can offer excellent support, an exceptional team of colleagues, a fantastic working atmosphere and great opportunities for personal and professional development throughout your time at the school.

The successful candidate will be required to attend a two part interview. 

Part 1: completing a year 6 SATS paper in spelling, grammar and maths 

Part 2 : An interview with the senior leadership team and a practical task.

A Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please apply making sure that you complete the section 6  to tell us how you meet the job requirements that are listed in the job description and person specification.

Job Description

Person Specification 

Application Form 



Please return your form by email to or by post to The Alton School.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Our vision is to give every child in our community an exceptional education - our school is an exciting one to work in and we have a team of committed staff and local governors who work exceptionally hard to give the children the very best. Staff are exceptionally well supported and developed, with opportunities within our school and across our multi academy trust of four south London primary schools. We have a strong inclusive and supportive ethos, experienced TA's in each class, a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children. We serve a diverse multi-cultural community and celebrate the richness that this brings to school life. We have extensive grounds bordering beautiful Richmond Park.



Registering your interest

If there are no current vacancies for the position you are looking for, and you would like to register your interest in working at the school, please contact the school office with your CV and we will keep your details on file.