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Learning Support Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Infiniti School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-6159-29S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:£15,000 - £18,000
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:22/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Due to expansion and swift growth, we are looking to appoint a learning support assistant who has experience of working with students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties in our beautiful rurally located school. The role will involve assisting in a range of subjects and leading a range of activities - the exact combination is flexible and may include functional skills.

We are looking for a passionate and committed learning support assistant to support our KS3, KS4 and KS5 students in small groups. You will be an outstanding practitioner; resilient and positive in your interactions with young people even when met with challenging behaviour. You will be creative in assisting teaching staff with planning and delivery of lessons. Supporting students through differentiated tasks, ensuring all of our students can access a high quality of education regardless of their age, ability or needs. You will be flexible, adaptable, and happy working as part of a dedicated team in an ever changing and fast-moving environment.

Previous work with young people who have experienced trauma would be advantageous but not essential.

Most importantly, you will be someone whose underlying beliefs about the purpose of education is to educate the whole child and offer the most vulnerable children the best opportunities in life. We have high expectations of our students, which are based on in-depth knowledge of them and their individual needs.

We have a comprehensive professional development and training programme and are supportive of further education and study.

The closing date for this advert is 22nd July but we reserve the right to close the advert sooner if we find a suitable candidate.

Please note this will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check - cost will be met by the employer.

Infiniti School is an equal opportunities employer.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Information about the school

Infiniti School is an independent special school based in the beautiful village of Doddington, nr. Sittingbourne, Kent. We work with students in key stages 3, 4 and 5 who have SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) needs, as well as other associated difficulties and challenging behaviour. We have a broad and balanced curriculum with individual pathways for each student, with a focus on sport and outdoor education, including forest school.

We offer therapeutic input alongside our academic and vocational courses, to help our students remove barriers to learning and become successful in and out of school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Anna Daly
  • Address:The Street, Doddington, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0BG
  • Telephone: 01795 886687
  • Email: office@infinitischool.co.uk


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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).