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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Parkview Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6144-64S
  • Posted:12/05/2023
  • Pay:£17,500-£19,500
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 13:00
  • Interviews:May-23


Job Title:             LSA (SEMH)

Location:             Thanet

Salary:                 £17,500-£19,500

Contract:             Permanent

Start Date:          ASAP


Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging new role? Are you committed to improving the lives of children?


We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated LSAs to join our fantastic teams. Your role will be to support our wonderful teachers deliver a creative curriculum, meeting the needs of our equally fantastic learners.


This is a great opportunity for a dedicated individuals to help develop creative learning opportunities for children with SEMH. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in one of our schools where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.


When it comes to looking after our children, we never settle for second best. We are looking for individuals with a passion for education, who share our vision to build incredible futures for vulnerable young people.


Whilst previous experience of working in an SEN environment would be desirable, excellent communication skills, the right motivation, and strong levels of resilience are just as important.


Parkview Academy

Situated in Margate, Parkview Academy was established in 2017 for students aged 11 to 16, who have experienced learning difficulties associated with SEMH.


Maple Tree Primary School

Maple Tree is a unique, family orientated school for pupils aged 7 to 11, who have SEMH difficulties, as well as other complex learning needs.


Why join us?

  • We offer friendly and inclusive working environments and the chance to be part of a fantastic team
  • We work hard and support each other
  • We offer a staff benefits package
  • Opportunities for internal promotion
  • Access to high-quality CPD and accredited training programmes.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all policies implemented by the schools are actively upheld and promoted
  • To build and maintain positive, constructive working relationships with learners,

families, professionals, and colleagues, to maximise development and maintain the overall ethos and vision of our schools

  • To work alongside the class teacher to deliver learning to support the academic achievement of all learners
  • To support the needs of individuals by assisting the teacher with preparation of equipment, photocopying of material for use in learning and by providing general clerical support for class-based tasks
  • Committed to working with the staff team to ensure the highest levels of safeguarding are always upheld.


Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV’s and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded.


Parkview Education is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Information about the school

Parkview Education, a vibrant and progressive education provider aiming to make a difference to the lives of the students and pupils placed within our schools. Our schools strive to support individuals to achieve their potential by creating environments where they can thrive. Our talented and experienced staff teams put the right support and resources in place for each child in our schools. We recognise that every student/pupil is an individual with his or her own needs, wants, aspirations, emotions as well as difficulties, so our approach to learning and education is equally adaptable and flexible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Alison Dobbie
  • Address:8 Approach Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 2AN
  • Telephone: 01843 606817
  • Email: hr@parkviewcare.co.uk
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.