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21.25 Hours LSA Initially for One Year with Potential to Become Permanent - Fixed Term

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-3736-61S
  • Posted:10/05/2022
  • Pay:D2 (approx £10.59 - £12.05 per hour)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:06/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We wish to appoint an experienced, dedicated and highly motivated learning support assistant to work in either a KS1/KS2 classroom.  This post is initially for one year but will be subject to review.  This contract is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

21.25 hours per week - 8:45 to 1:15 (15 minute break) term time only.

This role requires a kind, patient and understanding person.  We are looking for somebody who:

  • is able to work on their own initiative
  • must have experience of working in a school setting providing support for pupils in class, small groups or in 1:1 situations
  • be in possession of a recognised qualification for a Learning Support Assistant                                    
  • be well organised and flexible
  • be looking to become a member of a team committed to making a difference to children’s learning.
  • able to liaise directly with class teachers and SENCO
  • have the energy and enthusiasm to support children’s participation in day-to-day learning activities.
  • possess the qualities to be able to provide support for pupils, teachers, curriculum and the school.
  • is able to create and use visual supports.

The strong Catholic ethos of the school is evident and prospective candidates would be expected to support and promote this

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and achieving equal opportunities and combating discrimination. Any offer of employment will be subject to references suitable to us and receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice. 

Information about the school

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School Two form Entry Catholic Primary School in Walderslade, Kent

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 687 643


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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).