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SEN Vocational Learning Support Practitioner - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Kite College, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-123456-90S
  • Posted:16/01/2023
  • Pay:£20,161 - £27.550 plus SEN allows
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:22/02/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Are you an enthusiastic & experienced SEN Learning Support Practitioner? Can you support our learners with SEN one-to-one and as groups in the classroom and practical workshops?

We are looking to appoint learning support practioners to work across all vocational areas of the College including Motor Vehicle, Construction, Hair & Beauty, ICT as well as other classroom based study programmes and therefore, must have some expereinece within these areas. 

Kite College is an Independent Specialist Post-16 College in Sittingbourne, providing specialist education and vocational training for young people with SEND including ASD and SEMH. 

This fantastic opportunity will allow you to be a part of Kent’s only specialised College for young people with SEND and provide tailored support to our learners to develop their independence to ensure a safe and sustainable entry into employment and adulthood.  Please visit our website www.info@kite-college.org

To be successful in the role we are looking for someone who can:

  • Support young people aged 16-25 with learning difficulties, including ASD and SEMH, with their vocational programmes to achieve their full potential
  • Provide support on a 1:1 basis, or as a group as required
  • Support lecturing staff in training on a range of topics and tasks relevant to the curriculum
  • Provide pastoral support and care
  • Help prepare and provide learning resources and equipment to deliver the curriculum

In return we can offer you:

  • Be part of a team
  • The opportunity to be a part of a brand-new independent specialist college
  • High quality CPD and career progression
  • Access to the Local Government Pension
  • Great Terms & Conditions

If this position sounds like the one for you, click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to submit your application. When completing your application please highlight your skills and abilities to support young people to reach their full potential and attach an up-to-date CV.

For an informal discussion about this role or to arrange a visit please contact Vicki Jacques on 01795 476450 or email vicki.jacques@kite-college.org

The trustees of KITE College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, and two references.

Information about the school

KITE College is an independent specialist college providing specialist supported education and technical training to young people with learning difficulties.

The College provides specialist supported provision to young people ages 16-25.

Our offer includes both vocational and technical education and training qualifications, such as Hair and Beauty, Motor Vehicle, Construction, I.T and Life Skills providing young people with the skills and knowledge they need to transition into sustainable employment and a healthy adult life.

For more detail and information on KITE College please visit our website on: www.kite-college.org

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Miller
  • Address:Units 1 & 2 Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3RY
  • Telephone: 01795 476450
  • Email: principal@kite-college.org


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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.