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Boys' Games and PE Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-357S
  • Posted:09/06/2023
  • Pay:DGS 5 (£20,595 - £21,693fte)
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:26/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA



Term-time + 5 INSET days 35 hours per week

DGS 5 (£20,595 - £21,693fte)

Are you passionate about supporting children, recognising individual qualities and strengths, and aspiring to attain excellence in learning support?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Boys’ PE Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly team here at Dartford Grammar School. This rare opportunity would suit someone who has an enthusiasm for physical exercise to work with a range of professionals such as qualified PE and Games staff and the SEND Department to assist boys in PE and Games lessons.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Is able to support children with a range of special educational needs and disabilities;
  • Is able to deliver support, both in the classroom or with targeted groups or clubs;
  • Is a committed team player with energy and drive;
  • Is dedicated, enthusiastic, patient and caring.

You will be joining a team with a strong support structure in place, and a team that will look to develop candidates who wish to progress in this field. We believe in staff development, and there is an opportunity to undertake a funded level 3 apprenticeship course.

Our students are bright, curious and thrive in an environment of excellent behaviour, supported by first class pastoral care. We are interested to hear from any interested candidates regardless of experience in special educational needs.

For further details and an application form, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs M Bexley:

Telephone: 01322 223039 Ext 146; Email: mbexley@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please apply by letter with a completed application form to the Headmaster, Mr J C Metcalf, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW. 

Start date:  September 2023

Closing date: Monday 26 June 2023

(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

Information about the school

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,516 including 598 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426


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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.