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1:1 Learning Support Assistant (Assigned to a Child) - Part-time

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-3752-53S
  • Posted:08/07/2022
  • Pay:NJC D2 4-11 £19,264 -£22,129 per annum pro rata
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:04/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


1:1 LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - Assigned to a child

  • Working Pattern: Term Time only (including INSET days)
  • Hours:  31 1/4 hours per week - 8:45am to 3:30pm term time only
  • Salary: NJC D2 (4-11) £19,264 - £22,129 pro rata
  • Contract: 1:1 assigned to a child
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Augustine of Canterbury School, Deanwood Drive, Rainham, ME8 9NP
  • Contact: 01634 371892  email: office@staugustine.medway.sch.uk

“I called you by your name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43

 We have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced SEND Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a child. This will also include supporting them in their lunchtime play.

 You should have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and have a clear understanding of the support needed for children with speech, language and communication and sensory needs.

 You will also be required to have an experience of providing in class support to pupils and additionally to be able to support in the delivery of specific speech and language and occupational therapy programmes. 


  • Have GCSE, ‘O’ Level or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English.
  • Have NVQ2 or equivalent as recognised by the National Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning (NOS-STL).
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils.
  • Have an interest in how children learn and behave.
  • Provide appropriate role models of behaviour both in the classroom and around school


 We can offer:

An opportunity to join a welcoming and friendly school team

A highly supportive leadership team

A committed and dedicated governing body

Wonderful children and supportive parents

The strong Catholic ethos of the school is evident and prospective candidates would be expected to support and promote this


This school is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and a check against the Barred list for children. Satisfactory references will be required prior to any offer of employment.

Please use the application provided and return it directly to the school by email or post.

Information about the school

St Augustine of Canterbury is a one form entry Catholic Primary School in Gillingham, Kent. We are a consistently good school (OFSTED June 2018, Denominational Inspection November 2019).

We are fortunate to be situated in extensive grounds with a thriving ECO garden and Holy garden. We are a friendly and hardworking team of committed staff, governors and parents to ensure the best possible primary school experience for our wonderful children.

Our school mission is at the heart of everything we do, ‘I have called you by your name, you are mine’ Isaiah 43. Our curriculum develops our children’s curiosity for learning; preparing them as citizens within our ever-changing world. Through creating RICH (Resourceful, Independent, Creative and Happy) learners we are encouraging our children to be collaborators, innovators, leaders and above all kind and loving children of God.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 371892


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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.