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Assistant Learning Support Manager - Term Time

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5464-69S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:KR8 £26,205 - £29,885
  • Start Date:01.09.2022
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:WC 18.07.2022


Start Date:  1st September 2022

Pay Scale:  KR8 (£26,205 - £29,885)

Working Pattern:  Term Time + 2 weeks (total 40 weeks)

We are seeking an inspiring individual who can help enable student with special education needs or disability to reach the same outstanding level of achievement as other students, facilitating them in becoming independent learners participating fully in the life of the school. This role requires a creative individual to implement learning strategies for identified students, and support lessons where required. This position will also include managing a group of Teaching Assistants and playing an active part in organising the core function of the department.

Situated in Tunbridge Wells with excellent transport links to London, Bennett is a popular and over-subscribed academy with an enviable record of outstanding academic achievement over many years.

A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status:

  • 1,796 on roll including 370 in the Sixth Form
  • Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2012   
  • World Class School Quality Mark in 2020   
  • Outstanding GCSE and A-Level results
  • Excellent reputation


Our staff are highly committed and we have a strong and positive school ethos.

We welcome pre-application visits to the school.

Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Sue Woods – School Business Manager by telephone: 01892 521595 or email: woods@bennett.kent.sch.uk 


Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022, 9am

Interviews: W/C 18th July 2022


We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier should we appoint

For full details and application form, please visit our website: www.bennettmemorial.co.uk

Completed Application Forms should be sent to recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk by the closing date. CVs will not be accepted.


Bennett Memorial Diocesan School is part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Information about the school

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School is a school with rare qualities. We are an expanding Church of England School, which is academically highly successful. We also set great store by the development of character and values, and in particular, our Christian values run through all we do. We are a happy, tolerant, and inclusive school, yet unshakably clear about our distinctive character and ethos.

We believe in the potential of every young person, academically and personally. Our faith in our students means that we aspire for excellence in all spheres. At Bennett, young people develop confidence in themselves and that confidence breeds success.

Bennett is a vibrant community which fosters values and personal qualities in students. Courage and resilience, determination and perseverance, service to others, courtesy and consideration are put into practice in and out of lessons every day. Bennett students not only excel academically but have a vast range of opportunities beyond lessons, including in music and sport, travel and adventurous activities.

This is a growing school, with a current role in excess of 1,796 students, 370 of which are in our Sixth Form.

• Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2012
• Outstanding GCSE and A Level results • Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Our staff share our commitment to high standards, both in and beyond lessons, and benefit from our status as a centre for School Centred Initial Teacher Training, and a school which co-leads the Altius Teaching School Alliance. These partnerships facilitate access to high quality CPD and career development opportunities.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a satisfactory pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Manj Aggarwal, HR Administrator
  • Address:Culverden Down, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9SH
  • Telephone: (01892) 521595
  • Email: recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 514424


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).