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Learning Support Assistant - Term Time

Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2161-142S
  • Posted:20/03/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:17/4/23
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 12:30
  • Interviews:29/3/23


We have an exciting opportunity for a caring and committed Learning Support Assistant, to join our friendly, dedicated team. Our Learning Support Assistants work alongside the class teacher to enable pupils with SEND to access the curriculum and will be providing bespoke interventions. Experience of working with children with autism and sensory is desirable but not essential. 

The post is fixed-term until the end of August 2023 when the funding allocation will be reviewed. The contract is for 30.5 hours per week (hours to be agreed but provisionally 8.45 am – 12.15pm and 12.40pm - 3.15pm daily) for 38 weeks per year. The salary is pro rata on Kent Range 3, starting at £19,293 (£10 per hour).

Part-time applicants may be considered. Please indicate in your statement the number of hours per week that you are available. 

If you would like to find out more about the role or arrange a visit to the school, please call us on 01622 743596.




Information about the school

Boughton Monchelsea Primary is a one form entry, oversubscribed school set in spacious, attractive grounds on the outskirts of Maidstone. Parts of the building date from 1850, but the school has been updated over the years to incorporate a purpose-built Infant Block, indoor swimming pool, library and hall. We have extensive outdoor learning areas, including our own wood where we hold Forest School sessions in the summer.

We have a skilled and experienced staff and well-motivated, friendly children. Our school prides itself on its caring, supportive ethos, which encourages children to achieve excellence in all that they do. Staff development is a key priority at our school, and we encourage staff to take advantage of a range of CPD opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741405


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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.