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One to One Learning Support Assistant - Fixed Term

Hilden Grange School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-6031-21S
  • Posted:17/05/2022
  • Pay:Salary £18000-£25000 qualifications/experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:w/c 23.5.22


One to One Learning Support Assistant

Looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and patient Learning Support Assistant to join our hardworking and supportive team, as soon as possible.  This unique role involves working on a one to one basis with a pupil in Year 4, as part of their EHCP.  The ideal candidate will have an understanding of communication and language needs, Dyspraxia and autism. An experience of delivering interventions as well as one to one classroom support, is highly desirable.

Hilden Grange pupils are taught by specialist teachers for all subjects from Year 3 upwards. The role would include one to one support during academic lessons as well as delivering interventions for Speech and Language, Social Stories, handwriting and BEAM.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • has experience of working with children with communication and language needs, ASC and Dyspraxia
  • has experience in delivering interventions
  • has good communication skills and a flexible attitude
  • has good English and maths skills
  • has effective time management and an ability to work using their own initiative.


Candidates must ideally possess relevant NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) qualifications or above and also have English and Maths GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent.


Start date:          June 2022 or ASAP

Hours:                Full-time, fixed term (2.5 years maximum, linked to a child with funding that is reviewed annually). Term time only, 29.5 hours a week (8.30am to 4pm - except for Tuesdays - 3pm finish and Thursdays – 2pm finish due to sports afternoons).

Salary:                  A salary of £18000 - £25000 per annum, commensurate with qualifications and experience on the Alpha Plus scale.  


Hilden Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All staff are trained in child protection and understand to report concerns by following the safeguarding policies. We ensure all candidates are properly police-checked, and the successful candidate will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Please click the link below for further information on employing Ex-Offenders:

Policy on employment of ex-offenders.pdf (alphaplusgroup.co.uk)

Tours not offered before, a tour will form part of the interview.

Application closing date: Tuesday, 17th May 2022, however the school reserves the right to appoint before the deadline.

Interviews: Week commencing 23rd May 2022

We reserve the right to close the advert early, if a suitable candidate is appointed and therefore we encourage early application.

Information about the school

Hilden Grange School is an independent preparatory school which educates pupils from 3-13 years. It was founded in 1929 and is now part of the Alpha Plus Group, the Gold Standard in educational provision.The school has access to more than twenty acres of attractive grounds, on the northern fringe of Tonbridge, Kent.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).