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Learning Support Assistant 1:1 for Sept 2022 - Part-time

Sissinghurst (VA) Church of England Primary School, Sissinghurst

  • Ref:KCC886-3309-104S
  • Posted:04/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Teaching Assistant required for a pupils in  EYFS (1:1 position).   

Are you positive and enthusiastic? Are you passionate about working with children and want to work as part of a great team to ensure that all children achieve their potential in a happy and safe environment?

Hours of work:  5 days per week 8.30 - 3.00pm (half hour lunch)

We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our friendly team in September 2022. The role involves working 1:1 with a child in Reception. You will be based in a lovely happy school with very friendly children and supportive colleagues. As a school very are always interested in continued professional development of our staff and you will have opportunities to work closely with our SENCO. You may like to look at the virtual tour on our website to find out more about our  school from our Head boy and Head girl.

Salary: Kent Range 3


We are seeking a candidates who will:

  • Work as an effective team player;
  • Be self-motivated;
  • Will effectively promote the vision, aims and positive ethos of the school;
  • Be innovative and enthusiastic;
  • Have high expectations of children’s achievement and a commitment to inspiring learners;
  • Some support for children over playtimes and lunchtimes.

Do you have these attributes?

  • NVQ level 2 or 3 in Child Care and Education/Supporting Teaching and Learning, or a commitment to working towards this;
  • Preferably some experience in phonics and interventions for SEN children;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A good standard of maths, English and ICT skills;
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable;
  • Organised and able to work independently, recording children's progress where required;
  • Will initiate and participate in play activities or interventions during lunchtimes, encouraging children to engage.
  • Be prepared to support the child's physical needs and undergo training in relation to this.



Information about the school

We are a small, friendly and popular school with a caring and sharing attitude as part of our Christian ethos. We have strong links with our local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active friends/parents association play a key role in our school.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and well being of all pupils. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures including a DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01580) 710051


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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).