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Please see below for details of a vacancy we have for a candidate with a good degree who would like to take a route into teaching.


Graduate Learning Support Assistant with Aspirations to Teach (Schools Direct)


LSA (Schools Direct) 27.5 hours per week Term Time Only


We are looking for someone who is:

  • a graduate who is seeking the opportunity to become a fully qualified teacher within two years

  • conscientious, hard working, reliable and trustworthy

  • reflective and evaluative

  • a communicator with a high level of skills

  • comfortable when taking the initiative

  • able to develop and sustain high quality relationships with all.

  • determined to be the best they can be.

Our school:

  • is a popular oversubscribed two form entry Primary School with 424 children currently on roll.

  • is situated on the edge of Chandler’s Ford and bordered by woodland.

  • is within easy access of Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth and the New Forest.

  • is well resorced with a floodlit all weather pitch, music room and ICT suite

  • has staff and children who are welcoming and friendly


We are looking for a graduate who would like to work as a learning support assistant for one year from September 2017 alongside an outstanding class teacher working with our fabulous children.


Whilst gaining essential experience as an LSA at Knightwood, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for and gain acceptance onto a schools direct route into teaching by September 2018. Following on from this, the successful candidate will be supported at Knightwood for a further year as a trainee teacher which will result in the award of Qualified Teaching Status.

Our “Outstanding” school (Ofsted 2015) is an active contributor to a local teaching school’s alliance and has a 100% track record in successfully supporting applicants into teaching


Visits to our school to meet the Headteacher are very welcomed and highly recommended.  Please contact the school office on 023 8026 1900


Closing Date: Midday Tuesday 11th July 2017

Interview: Monday 17th July 2017


Please see below for further information and the application pack

There are no current vacancies at Knightwood Primary School