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Learning Support Assistant - Temporary

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-321S
  • Posted:25/01/2023
  • Pay:Actual Salary £14,555 Full Time Equivalent £19,389
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA


The Governors of DSTC wish to appoint an Independence Support Assistant to support a named SEND student in lessons, conducted by a teacher, as allocated. Duties will include:

• To provide individual support as identified within High Needs Funding (HNF) of named SEND students.

• To assist classroom teachers in devising a highly personalised and differentiated curriculum.

• To log contact with parents / other external agencies on the schools sytems and liaise with Study Centre Lead regarding these

• To provide 1:1 and small group withdrawal as specified within the HNF agreement.

• To provide named students with support / supervision during unstructured times, such as break and lunch.

• To liaise with parents via discussions during handovers, or by phone or email, as appropriate.

 We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on excellent pastoral care. There is a strong sense of community, based on excellent relationships between staff, pupils and parents. In 2017 Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and in March 2022 they said that DSTC continues to be a good school.

The school is a safe space for pupils to learn and develop as young citizens. The school has high expectations of pupils; behaviour, with strong systems to manage it. As a result, pupils behave very well. 100% of staff feel proud to work at DTSC and 85% of parents who responded to Parent View would recommend DSTC to other parents (Ofsted March 2022).

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn without disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445


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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 Education.