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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Term Time

St Augustine's Primary School, Hythe

  • Ref:KCC886-3718-52S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/09/2022 at 13:00
  • Interviews:30th September 2022

Advert

We are seeking a teaching assistant to work Monday-Fridays - or part time as this position is open to negotiation - with a child on a 1:1 basis with an immediate start. You may also be required to support our Breakfast Club and this will be with a separate contract, possibly for 1.5 hours per week, term time only.

The position will last while the child is in attendance at our school so consequently if the child leaves St Augustine's at any time, the position will no longer be available/or until the end of this academic year - whichever comes first.

You must have a good pass in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.  A knowledge of additional needs, including dyslexia and ASD would be an advantage but we are also able to offer training in these areas.  

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and enthuse children, getting the best from them through encouragement, support, endless belief and determination.  We are looking for someone who can accept and work under close direction whilst knowing when to show initiative and adaptability.

As a school we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the necessary checks will be made prior to employment. The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in safeguarding training during the course of their employment at school.

We think it is vital that you fit well into our team.  We are dedicated, conscientious and ambitious for our children and for our school.  We work hard but we support each other and visitors to the school often comment how friendly and positive the school is.  That is how we like it!

Informal visits prior to application are very much encouraged.

Information about the school

We are a popular, single form entry Catholic primary school. In September 2018 we had a very successful Ofsted inspection in which we were judged ‘good’ in all categories. We joined the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership Trust in September this year.

Year after year our academic results significantly exceed national averages, not only for high achievers but also for pupils with additional needs and those who receive pupil premium.

Built in 2005, and receiving the Royal Institute of British Architecture award, we are fortunate to have truly exceptional facilities set in the beautiful grounds of Brockhill Country Park in Hythe, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The classrooms are spacious, clean, modern and enjoy sea views. Coupled with this we are a stone’s throw from the beautiful and historic High Street in Hythe, The Royal Military Canal, The English Channel, The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway and the North Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. We are very fortunate to have close links to the secondary school next door which has a Farm, and adjacent is a Forest School which we have close links to.

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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.