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Ks2/3 Learning Support Assistant 1:1/ Teaching Assistant (Part Time 21 Hrs Pw) - Fixed Term - Special Needs Position

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-188S
  • Posted:26/05/2022
  • Pay:£9,336.80 (FTE £23,433.53)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:31/05/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 06.06.2022

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Learning Support Assistant 1:1 / Teaching Assistant (part time)

Are you passionate about helping children fulfil their potential?  Do you have experience of working with pupils in KS2/3?  Are you looking for a varied role which enables you to support a variety of children across a variety of subjects? Then look no further. We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work, 1:1 with a child with an Education & Health Care Plan (EHCP), and sometimes as a Teaching Assistant. The appointed person will assist teachers in the classroom and provide 1:1 support for a pupil with additional needs and an EHCP, currently in KS2.  We are looking for someone experienced in working with children who need encouragement, explanation, consistent boundaries and stimulation following the child’s interests and aptitudes. You must be committed to helping to provide an inclusive education and be passionate about improving the outcomes for all pupils.

The successful candidate will be caring and gentle, with the ability to quickly assess the child’s needs. You will need to work closely with the teachers and Learning Development Team, to ensure that the child’s needs are met at every level. You will be able to follow recommendations from professional reports and incorporate these into the school routines, feeding back to other staff and parents where and when necessary.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools).  Our early years staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided.  All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only).  Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please telephone Kim the HR Manager for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying.

To apply for this post, please complete a non-teaching application form (downloadable from our website) and send a letter of application including details of the skills, qualities and experience you have any why you would like to apply for the position.

Both documents must be in MS Word or PDF format only please.

Apply to Mrs Kim d’Albertanson at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk

Application Deadline: 9am Tuesday 31st May 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 6th June 2022

 St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.                                          

 

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 468 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our early years staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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).