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Learning Support Manager - Term Time

The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4101-29S
  • Posted:27/03/2023
  • Pay:pro rata to £25,299 - £27,416
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/b:17th April 2023


We are looking for a suitably qualified person to play a crucial role in the daily operations of our school.

The post is required immediately for 37 hours per week, term-time only and the salary will be HGSP1 (pro-rata to £25,299 - £27,416 for a full-time appointment).

The successful candidate will support, guide and mentor pupils who need particular help in overcoming barriers to learning.  They will assist in the management of day-to-day social, emotional and behavioural issues within the House and provide support for the Head of House, Assistant Head of House and House Tutors.

They will be enthusiastic about working with young people, organised and able to motivate and encourage others.

We offer a supportive environment, welcoming colleagues, in-house and off-site training and a working day which will not be dull.

Applications are welcomed from candidates fitting this profile, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.  If you think you are the person to join our team and contribute to the support offered to all areas of the school, please complete an application form (available from the School Website – www.harveygs.kent.sch.uk).  CVs will not be accepted.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance. 

Application closing date:                        12pm on Thursday 30th March 2023

Interview date:                                       Monday 17th April 2023

Information about the school

The Harvey Grammar School is an outstanding selective 11–18 boys’ grammar school with a distinguished history dating back to 1674. The school has a potent mix of bright, well-motivated pupils and highly qualified, experienced staff.

With a proven track record of helping pupils develop into well-rounded individuals with excellent academic records, the Harvey is committed to developing both academic potential and personal growth. Outside of the regular school day, the School offers a range of extra-curricular activities.

Our ethos is one of encouraging our young men to work hard, play hard and to be supportive of fellow pupils. Every pupil is given the support to identify and develop his particular talents, whether they be in the academic, sporting, creative or other fields.

The Harvey is committed to its founding principles, being to serve the brightest boys in Shepway regardless of their social background. Our ultimate aim is that all our boys enjoy their time at the Harvey, are instilled with strong community values and develop into self-assured, articulate and helpful young men, being ready and equipped to go on to the next stage of their careers.

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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.