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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Fixed Term - Special Needs Position

Lyminge Church of England Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3154-69S
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:11th October 2022


This role is to support a child with high needs on a 1:1 basis. 

We are looking for someone to join our friendly and supportive team to work each morning with a KS2 child. This is a temporary and part-time role, linked to funding for a specific child.  

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable, with experience supporting children with SEN.  You will be required to work closely with the class teacher, SENCO and outside agencies to deliver bespoke learning opportunities and support the child’s inclusion at school.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Ideally be suitably qualified and have previous experience of working with children with SEND
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Be keen to work as part of a team and to be flexible in their approach to daily routine
  • Have the ability to plan and organise their time and work independently
  • Be capable of working alongside and with the class teacher
  • Be keen to organise a variety of outdoor learning activities to provide the child with a range of enriching experiences
  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum


The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our school is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like more information on the role and further details of the please contact Matt Day on Headteacher@lyminge.kent.sch.uk

Applications to be made via Kent Teach. Closing date 28th September. 

Interviews to be held Tuesday 11th October. 

Information about the school

Lyminge Church of England Primary School is a vibrant school, at the heart of its community, and with close links with our church. Our 200 children are happy, enthusiastic, and keen to learn and take part in everything. Our school is set in a beautiful village location, and our site has been developed creatively to provide wonderful outdoor learning opportunities. We have a talented and happy staff who all work positively together, we are very lucky to have the support of committed governors and wonderfully supportive parents.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Matt Day
  • Address:Church Road, Lyminge, Folkestone, Kent, CT18 8JA
  • Telephone: (01303) 862367
  • Email: mday@lyminge.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 862688


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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.