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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Stone Bay School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-7058-100S
  • Posted:08/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:November 2022
  • App Close Date:29/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 3/10/22


We have vacancies for Learning Support Assistants to join our passionate and friendly team supporting pupils from the ages of 4 to 19

Do you have experience or a passion to work with children or young people with special educational needs?  

Do you want to make a difference? 

Are you looking for an exciting new job opportunity in a beautiful seaside school? 

Are you a learning support assistant looking for a new challenge? 

Some experience of working with pupils with SEN would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given and a willingness to learn is more important. 

Now is an exciting time to join our fabulous school as we continue to expand in order to meet the growing demand for specialist ASD special school places in Thanet. 

We are looking for energetic, positive and fun individuals to help our pupils to fulfil their potential. You will need to be flexible, passionate and prepared to go the extra mile our very special children deserve. 

Specific training will be provided and a rewarding and challenging role awaits the right people

We encourage all of our employees to further their career development and we promote initiative and ambition. We are committed to performance management, staff training, and peer support.

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Stone Bay School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

We have a great benefits package including:

  • Generous CARE Pension Scheme
  • Access to Staff Care Services support
  • KCC rewards and discounts
  • Excellent training programme
  • A staff wellbeing team-organising activities/events

Information about the school

We specialise in providing day and residential education for pupils aged 4 to 19 years who have a diagnosis of Autism.

We believe that all our pupils are entitled to the very best possible education delivered in an environment that is both safe and conducive to learning. We work tirelessly to ensure we get this just right for all our pupils.

Our unique school is situated on Stone Bay in the seaside town of Broadstairs in a beautiful Victorian building which benefits from stunning views over the English Channel. The local coastal environment provides many unique and enjoyable learning opportunities for our pupils.

At Stone Bay School every staff member plays an important role in ensuring our children have the opportunities to achieve their full potential.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 866652


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