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Learnng Support Assistants - Term Time

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-3744-51S
  • Posted:08/03/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/03/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:asap




We are looking for applications for Learning Support Assistants to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff.  At St Margaret Clitherow, we work together to bring exciting learning experiences to the children inside our welcoming classrooms and outside in our amazing countryside setting. 


We now have openings for applicants with experience in working with children, who have caring and positive outlooks and are able to support a variety of children in different key stages and work alongside teachers to enable the children to learn to the best of their abilities whilst promoting our Christian ethos. Whilst we are a Catholic Primary School, we accept applications from other faiths and non-faith individuals.


The hours/days will be by agreement, we are looking for full time staff (part time will be considered), term time only, at pro rata KR 4 (£19,389). This may include lunchtime supervision on some days. We also offer the opportunity to work additional hours in our Afterschool Care Club, which runs each evening to 6pm.


For an application pack, including application form, please follow the link to our school website www.stmargaretclitherowschool.org.uk. or Kent Teach.


Please send your application to us and we will contact you, should we wish to invite you for an interview.


St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applications will be asked for two references and be subject to a DBS check, health questionnaire, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Information about the school

St Margaret Clitherow is a Catholic primary school with 403 pupils on roll. It is situated on the northern edge of Tonbridge. The catchment area consists of Tonbridge, Southborough, Hidenborough, Paddock Wood and surrounding villages. In August 2014 it became an academy as part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership - a multi academy trust. From September 2018 the school has entered into a shared leadership model with St Margaret Clitherow, St Augustine's, Tunbridge Wells, St Thomas', Sevenoaks and the KCSP Teaching School Alliance. Katharine Sexton is the Executive Principal and Fiona Oubridge the Academy Principal. There are 14 class bases - 2 in Early Years, 4 in KS1 (2 in Year 1 and 2 in Year 2), LKS2 (2 in Year 3 and 2 in Year 4) and UKS2 (2 in Year 5 and 2 in Year 6) as well as a school hall, Gallery, library and sanctuary area. Children in the Foundation Stage are taught in small groups by members of the Early Years Team, in KS1 and KS2 children are taught in year groups for all subjects. There is an extra part time teacher in each phase group in the mornings.

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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.