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Learning Support Assistant 1:1 - Term Time

Chislet CEP School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3123-31S
  • Posted:26/01/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:27th February 2023


Learning Support Assistant 1:1 support


Are you a dedicated and caring individual with experience of providing support to children who have SEND?

Are you passionate about making a real difference to pupils and their learning outcomes?

If this sounds like you then look no further! We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative Learning Support Assistant to join our small and friendly Federation.

In this pivotal role, you will work on a one to one basis to aid the specific needs of one of our pupils.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will:

  • Support the class teacher in the teaching and welfare of the child to ensure they attain the targets set under their individual educational programmes.
  • Be aware of and support differences to ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Assist teachers with learning activities ensuring health and safety and good behaviour of pupils.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A good standard of general education to level 2 (i.e. NVQ level 2 or the equivalent) together with GCSE level (Grade A-C pass), or equivalent.
  • The ability to relate well to children, understanding their needs and being able to respond according with good influencing skills.

This is a contract for 27.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.50am to 3.20pm, for 38 weeks per year (term time only).

Salary will be Kent Range 3 £19,293 (pro rata)

If you believe you could offer the kind of support this child requires, supported by our team, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that, if shortlisted, you will be contacted by the school and invited to interview on no later than Tuesday 21st February 2023 to be interviewed Monday 27th February 2023.

We pride ourselves in supporting and ensuring that our staff gain the right development to ensure a successful career, therefore relevant training will be readily available.

We offer an extended family atmosphere and work closely as a team. We believe that The Federation of Chislet CE and Hoath Primary Schools is a great place to work and learn, for adults and children alike.

Information about the school

Chislet Church of England Primary School and Hoath Primary School are small rural schools situated in a picturesque setting, seven miles from Canterbury and four miles from the coastal town of Herne Bay.

The schools currently have four classes which at present accommodate 105 pupils.

We are a friendly supportive school dedicated to providing a high standard of education for all pupils and fortunate to have caring and supporting parents and Governors as highlighted in our recent Ofsted report (November 2022). Chislet school was originally built in 1864 and has great resources and a magnificent team of staff who deploy a high standard of education to all pupils.

We have the use of two Federation minibuses and encourage teachers to arrange class visits in order to widen the children's learning experiences. All the children have the opportunity to attend Forest School each year and in some cases Beach School.

Chislet Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Desiree Campion
  • Address:Church Lane, Chislet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4DU
  • Telephone: 01227 860295
  • Email: office@chislet.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01227 860295


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.