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Student Support Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-206S
  • Posted:21/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 £13,441 pro rata (£21,389 FTE)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:05/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


We are seeking to appoint an assistant to oversee the student support room, assisting students needing medical support.  The successful candidate will also provide some administrative support to our pastoral team.

Are you a caring person who loves helping young people and looking for a position that is during the school day and term time only? Do you have a can-do attitude? if so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

The working day will be from 9 am to 3.30 pm with 30 minutes lunch break, the working hours per week will be 30, term time only (38 weeks per year). The pay for this position will be KCC Kent Range 4, which is currently starting salary £13,441 (FTE £21,389 to £22,493). We can offer some flexibility to the working hours such as 27.5 hours working week or perhaps moving the start/finish time to help meet other commitments of the successful applicant. If you are looking for a slight change to the stipulated hours, please mention this in your application.

You would be responsible for supporting students when they report to the medical room for assistance. You will also carry out basic admin duties.

We need an excellent listener and communicator who will be required to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including parents, guardians, and outside agencies. The post holder will always need to act with confidentiality and integrity.

If successful, you will be joining our fabulous support staff team, who are fully committed to supporting all our students, helping them reach their true and full potential.

Applications for this post must be made via Kent-Teach

Applications must be made by midday on Thursday 5th October 2023

Interview date TBC

Start date is as soon as possible

For further details please visit the school website or e-mail Mrs Elaine Wall (H.R. Manager) ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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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.