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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

Whitstable Junior School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-2269-97S
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3 £19,293 (pro rata) 20 hours per week.
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:WC 3rd October


We are looking for a fantastic 1:1 Learning Support Assistant for 5 mornings a week to work with a specific child to help them reach their full potential in all areas of school life. This support may be within class, in small groups or providing 1:1 interventions. 

Whilst experience of working in a primary school environment would be an advantage, it is more desirable that you are able to be highly flexible, have initiative and have a desire to forge positive relationships with children, staff and parents. 

The hours are 8:30am to 1:00pm and part of the role is to provide 30 mins lunchtime supervision. Therefore, an ability to play, have fun, and actively supervise is essential.

A good standard of education is expected and we welcome visits to the school should you have any questions or would just like to visit and see us in action. Please phone the school office to book on a tour or take a look at the school via our website.

Interviews will be held week beginning 3rd October 2022. 

The successful candidate will be able to start on Wednesday 2nd November or earlier if possible.

The salary is KR3 £19293 (pro rata), 20 hours per week, 38 weeks worked and 26 days paid holidays.

Whitstable Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and first aid training. An enhanced Disclosure Record check will also be carried out as well as 'Right to Work" in the UK.

Information about the school

Being located on the High Street and close to the seafront means we can take pride in being right in the heart of Whitstable, able to access the excellent facilities to enrich our children’s learning and play an important role in our local community.

We are truly an inclusive school and our intake reflects the diverse range of socio economic backgrounds and wide range of academic starting points. We strive for high standards to enable all children to attain their potential and our recent outcomes, especially for disadvantaged children have been impressive.

We do work hard at maintaining high standards in key areas of the curriculum but we also place a very high value on other aspects of schooling including the wide range of opportunities through our focus on the arts, respect for other cultures and faiths, sport and visits to the many places of interest locally.

We have a very strong emphasis on well-being and are especially proud of our Well-Being Team.

We have a great team with everyone working towards our vision to be a school that is considered excellent by all the people and groups that have a part to play in helping us achieve our success.

Job Contact Information

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.