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Pastoral Support Worker - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Kite College, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-123456-97S
  • Posted:22/03/2023
  • Pay:S1 £20,161 S15 £26,731
  • Start Date:TBA
  • App Close Date:26/04/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Are you an enthusiastic & experienced SEN Learner Support Practitioner? Can you support our learners with SEN including wellbeing and mental health difficulties that assists in raising standards in the aspirations of all learners?

Kite College is an Independent Specialist Post-16 College in Sittingbourne, providing education and technical vocational training to young people with learning difficulties.

This fantastic opportunity will allow you to be a part of Kent’s only specialised FE college for young people with SEND and join the pastoral team to provide tailored support to our learners to develop their independence to ensure a safe and sustainable entry into employment and adulthood.

To be successful in the role we are looking for someone who can:

  • Support young people aged 16-25 with learning difficulties, including AHD and SEMH, with their vocational programmes to achieve their full potential
  • Provide mental health and wellbeing support on a 1:1 basis, or as a group as required
  • Support lecturing staff in training on a range of topics and tasks relevant to the curriculum
  • Provide pastoral support and care
  • Ensure the college is a place where all our learners thrive, feel safe, have all their support needs met and are given every opportunity to achieve their aspirations

In return we can offer you:

  • Be part of a team
  • The opportunity to be a part of a specialist college that changes the lives of young people 
  • High quality CPD and career progression
  • Access to the Local Government Pension
  • Kent Terms & Conditions

If this position sounds like the one for you, click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to submit your application. When completing your application please highlight your skills and abilities to support young people to reach their full potential and attach an up-to-date CV.

For an informal discussion about this role or to arrange a visit please contact Alison Burrows via email on alison.burrows@kite-college.org or call 01795 476450

The trustees of Kite College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, and two references.

Information about the school

Information about the Trust

KITE College is an independent SEN college providing specialist supported education and technical training to young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

KITE College is a specialist Post-16 College, delivering Vocational Technical Education and training courses across a variety of industries.

The College provides specialist supported provision to young people ages 16-25.

Our offer includes both vocational and technical education and training qualifications, such as Hair and Beauty, Motor Vehicle, Construction, I.T and Life Skills providing young people with the skills and knowledge they need to transition into sustainable employment and a healthy adult life.

For more detail and information on KITE College please visit our website on: kite-college.org.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Miller
  • Address:Unit 1 Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3RY
  • Telephone: 01795 476450
  • Email: principal@kite-college.org


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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.