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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Leigh Primary School, Leigh

  • Ref:KCC886-2137-80S
  • Posted:20/03/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:31/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:17th April 2023


Wonderful Teaching Assistant Required

We are looking for a teaching assistant to join our team. This vacancy is for a person to work with an assigned child to support them in all areas of school life. You will need to have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour as well as the belief that every child has their own interests and talents.  This role will involve providing learning support and pastoral as required. The contract is daily support from 8:30 until 15:15 daily.

In return we can offer you a school of delightful children who are well motivated, happy and enthusiastic about school life. Please download the documents below for a Job Description and Person Specification and do visit our website for further information about our school.  

Previous experience of working with children in classrooms is desirable as well as experience of working with children with SEND. Leigh Primary school is committed to providing continued professional development and actively encourages visits to the school before application.

Our School is committed to the Safeguarding of children. Appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory references, a pre-employment and an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Check. 

If you would like to find out further information or would like an informal chat with the Headteacher, please contact the school office on (01732) 832660 or at office@leigh.kent.sch.uk.    

Information about the school

Leigh Primary School is a popular village school with 150 delightful children. Our school is set in a beautiful location which offers opportunities for outdoor learning as well as space to play and have fun. We believe that we deliver an exciting creative curriculum with a focus on achievement, while inspiring a love of learning and nurturing the whole child. Our size means that every child is truly valued and known and we provide an opportunity to nurture the potential talents of all our pupils. We enjoy very close links with our local community and our aim is that all our pupils leave us ready to make a valuable contribution to the community in which they live.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 835249


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 Education.