Job Vacancies – Senior Admin Assistant and Learning Support Assistants

Please see below information regarding current job vacancies at Osborne School:

Senior Admin Assistant – days/hours are negotiable

Closing date:             Monday, 7 February 2022 at noon

Salary Details:            Actual starting salary for 37 hours per week, term time is £16,194 –

depending on hours agreed and experience

Hours of Work:           Term time only – working hours to be negotiated

Location of Role:       Osborne School

Job/Person Summary

Osborne School is a special educational needs provision catering for secondary pupils and Post 16 students who have learning, communication and physical difficulties that range from moderate to severe.

We equip our community with the skills essential to continue learning throughout life. This takes place within a secure and happy environment where everyone demonstrates respect for themselves and for the feelings and beliefs of others.

We are inclusive in ethos and celebrate the achievements of all. We seek to enable every learner to fulfil their personal and individual potential.

We are looking to recruit experienced administrators.  This role will suit one 37 hour per week post or two candidates who can work opposite each other.  The post holders will have proven IT skills to include word processing, mail merge, spreadsheets, email and databases. They will have good interpersonal skills, be prepared to play a team role and have the ability to function in what is often a demanding environment. Although part of the general administration team, the post holders will have specific tasks associated with the processes for Education Health Care Plans/Annual Reviews and Annual Reports.

Candidates will need to have a professional attitude, be able to relate easily with pupils, parents, school staff and visitors, whilst maintaining discretion and confidentiality at all times.

Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) in English, you will be self-motivated, methodical, calm under pressure and able to prioritise your own workload. A clear understanding of the safeguarding and health and safety requirements of a school will also have to be demonstrated. A sense of humour is also essential.

Application Procedure

For an application pack, school visit or further details please either telephone Yvonne Stead, School Business Manager on 01962 854537 or email

Learning Support Assistants – Days and Hours Negotiable

Closing Date:               Monday, 7 February 2022 at noon

Contract/Hours:           Permanent, Part-time

Salary Type:                Support Staff

Salary Details:             To be discussed depending on experience, qualifications and hours agreed

Hours of Work:            Monday to Friday, term time only, 39 weeks per year, hours to be agreed

Location of Role:         Osborne School – possible days at Osborne Provision based at Kings School

Job/Person Summary

Osborne School provides education for children from 11 to 19 years of age who have learning, communication and physical difficulties that range from moderate to severe. We offer quality education in a caring atmosphere making use of attractive, high quality facilities.

We are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude, who have a commitment and passion to work with pupils with a wide and diverse range of SEND. We require staff that can support learning, deliver therapies, supervise and care for students.  In September 2019 we opened a new provision based at Kings School in Winchester and occasionally staff may be asked to work from here.

Our Learning Support assistants work in close partnership with class teachers to promote learning for all students.

We are looking for someone who has the following attributes:

* Good Communication skills
* Excellent English and Maths skills

* Ability to use your initiative
* Able to work as a member of a team
* Able to demonstrate a commitment to enabling students to do their best
* Relate well to both students and adults
* A warm personality
* Understand confidentiality and safeguarding
* Professionalism and time management skills

Application Procedure

For an application pack or further details please either telephone Yvonne Stead, School Business Manager on 01962 854537 or email

Safer Recruitment

Osborne School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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