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HLTA - Wellbeing and Engagement Practitioner - Term Time

Laleham Gap School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-7073-207S
  • Posted:20/06/2022
  • Pay:KR6 FTE £21,801.00 (pro-rota £18,833.00 + SENA)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:12 July 2022



Thanet Inclusion Support Service (based at Laleham Gap School), is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated HLTA Wellbeing and Engagement Practitioner to join our wonderful team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic outreach team working alongside mainstream schools and settings to improve outcomes for children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs within the Thanet area.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, a sound values base and be able to work effectively in a team as well as independently. They will have a commitment to inclusion, good time management and organisational skills, which will include good record keeping skills. Excellent communication skills are essential.

This position is for 37 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days. The pay scale is Kent Range 6 FTE £21,801.00 (pro-rota to hours and weeks worked = £18, 833.88).

In addition to the above the role is also entitled to Special Educational Needs Allowance (SENA) which is at the current rate of £1,342.00 per annum.

The Thanet Inclusion Support Service (TISS) provides advice and training to support settings and schools in improving the outcomes for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Our vision is to build Special Educational Needs and Disability capacity in Early Years settings and schools to ensure full access to learning for all children and young people with SEND.

If this sounds like the role for you then we would love to hear from you. Please email secretary@lgs.kent.sch.uk

Please note that previous applicants need not re-apply.

Information about the school

Laleham Gap is a Foundation, Communication and Interaction Special School. We have pupils aged from 4 to 17 years of age. Most of our pupils have a diagnosis of Autism. All pupils have an EHCP. Most pupils will achieve some GCSEs or equivalent at age 16. Laleham Gap is a new, high quality and well-resourced environment and the opportunity to work with an established, experienced and highly motivated team.

The vision is clear - Laleham Gap School (Learn, Grow, Succeed) aspires to be the best school that it can be, so that all pupils have the tools to reach their full potential. We are focused on meeting the needs and interests of the individual child ensuring that progress is made in all areas, both socially and academically. This means we are accepting of all pupils from where they are and how they develop. Children are always at the heart of our decision making.

The school seeks to appoint highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will continue the excellent support for the pupils that parents and carers expect.

Please visit our website for more information about the school and our achievements.

Laleham Gap School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Please see our Child Protection Policy at https://bit.ly/3zSpMvJ

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Les Milton
  • Address:Laleham Gap School, Ozengell Place, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6FH
  • Telephone: 01843 570598
  • Email: secretary@lgs.kent.sch.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).