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Learning Support Assistant - Term Time

Knole Academy, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6905-463S
  • Posted:31/05/2023
  • Pay:Knole Academy 5
  • Start Date:To be advised
  • App Close Date:14/07/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Applications will be reviewed upon receipt

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Knole Academy in Sevenoaks is looking for an enthusiastic professional with a genuine passion for education to join our team and make a difference.

Learning Support Assistant - to commence in September 2023

Salary will be paid according to experience on Grade 5 £22,595 - £23,693 (pro-rated to £18,270 - £19,157 per annum for 35 hours per week: Monday – Thursday 8:30am to 4:00 pm, Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, 38 weeks term time plus one weeks.  Three or four days working per week may be considered for an experienced applicant. 

The post holder will be required to be able to support students both within class promoting independent learning, and in small groups delivering interventions outside the classroom.  This would be an excellent opportunity for a graduate wishing to gain relevant experience or for those considering a career in teaching.

Staff well-being is a focus of the academy and our staff benefit from private medical care, free gym membership, a well maintained and resourced working environment and consideration of maintaining an effective work life balance.

Our staff are friendly, hardworking and take pride in their work.  If you would like to join our team please either contact our HR Department for an application form or visit our website to download the information pack https://www.knoleacademy.org/467/staff-vacancies

Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children so an Enhanced DBS check will be required.

Closing date: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt

Interviews:  Date to be advised

Information about the school

Introduction to Knole Academy

Knole Academy has a capacity for 1550 students aged 11-19. We are an all ability co-educational school with a grammar stream which has developed exponentially over the last few years. We foster an engaging learning ethos, using state-of-the-art technologies to develop new skills and create high aspirations. We deliver the IB Curriculum within our popular Sixth Form and offer a wide variety of extra curricular activities such as CCF (Combined Cadet Force) and Duke of Edinburgh Awards, dance and PE fixtures. Our Pastoral department is very supportive offering two in house Counsellors, well being dogs and friendly staff.

Our school is located close to good transport links with Sevenoaks and Bat and Ball stations nearby and with ample staff parking facilities.

We are seeking:

  • staff who are reflective about their own teaching practice - we offer a supportive peer lesson observation programme within our teaching and learning team
  • staff who are confident and skilled with behaviour management
  • staff who are committed to ongoing CPD

We offer:

  • a well resourced school environment with great facilities
  • Lead Practitioners and mentors to support our ECTs
  • commitment to staff development
  • access to private health care
  • free membership to our on site gym
  • offer of an annual flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Well being dogs
  • on line parent consultations
  • supportive of a good work life balance

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Rose Marsaud
  • Address:Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3LE
  • Telephone: 01732 454608
  • Email: hr@knoleacademy.org
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.