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1:1 Learning Support Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

St. Edmund's Church of England Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3298-85S
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:20/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to recruit three experienced teaching assistants to support two children on a 1:1 basis in our Reception class from September 2022

The position is full-time, Monday to Friday, for the academic year 2022-2023 with a possibility of continuing next year, depending on funding.

Experience of any of the following is desirable, although training can be given for the right people:

  • PECS
  • Early Years
  • Autisim 
  • ADHD
  • Speech and Language 
  • Dyslexia

It is essential that you have some experience of working with children, in a supporting role with experience of working with SEND pupils desirable. You will need a calm and patient demeanour and the ability to be flexible in your role. 

It is an exciting time to join the fantastic team at West Kingsdown. Our roll continues to grow and we are giving children every opportunity to 'let their light shine' (Matthew 5). If you have a passion for helping children reach their potential then please apply.  Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.

All applicants are required to fully complete the application form.  CVs are not required.  We will ask for references for all candidates who are shortlisted.  If an appointment is made, this will be subject to both references being received and a satisfactory DBS.  We may contact any previous employer listed on your form to clarify any information. Please note that this advert may close early if a suitable appointment is made.

Information about the school

We are a semi-rural school with well resourced and spacious buildings and grounds, situated close to Brands Hatch. Our children are polite, enthusiastic and well motivated and our staff team is supportive and friendly. Teachers have high expectations and are dedicated to maintaining our high standards.

West Kingsdown CE Primary School is at the heart of the village community and plays an important part in community life. There are very strong links with St Edmund's Church.

We were graded as Good in every category in our most recent OFSTED inspection and our SIAMS Church inspection.

'Pupils thrive in the happy and nurturing environment of West Kingsdown.' OFSTED November 2018

We are linked with St. Paul's Church of England Primary School, Swanley Village and enjoy a positive relationship with them.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. West Kingsdown Church of England Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 853114

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).