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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Maypole Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2066-299S
  • Posted:05/02/2023
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Maypole Primary School wishes to appoint a highly motivated, nurturing Learning Support Assistant to join our school.
Desirable qualifications, experience and qualities required by the successful applicant:
  • Learning Support Assistant Level 3 qualification or higher education qualifications
  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills (qualifications in Mathematics and English, grade C or above or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of The National Curriculum and/or experience of working with children
  • Ability to work successfully with pupils with a range of needs
  • Adaptable and confident to support pupils individually or in small groups
  • Capable and confident in delivering school interventions
  • Enjoys working with children and is able to establish excellent relationships
  • Excellent team member
  • Hardworking and is able to work on their own initiative
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidential
  • Committed to the school, has positive views and is willing to contribute to school events.
The post is for up to 32.5 hours per week - term time only - working across the week Mondays to Fridays. 
What will we offer the successful candidate?

• A collaborative, friendly staff team
• An inclusive, supportive leadership that cares, listens and empowers
• Leadership opportunities
• An innovative and engaging curriculum
• Opportunities for self-development
• Sessions with our Wellbeing Consultant
• Negotiable salary for the right candidate
• Refer a Teacher Scheme offering a £500 payment for successful recruitment of
a teacher
• Annual employee awards celebration
• Free secure parking in private school car park
• Great staff social events

The Inspire Academy Movement recognise the importance of family and are committed to ensuring staff are given time off work to share special occasions.

Staff with children under school age will be given a paid day off to spend their child’s birthday with them. When your child reaches school age, staff will be given time to attend school events e.g. sports day, nativities and church services.

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The post is subject to an enhanced application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We reserve the right to interview candidates upon receipt of application during the advertisement window. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

Information about the school

At Maypole School, we pride ourselves on our caring, friendly and inclusive environment. We put children first and aim to bring out the very best in every individual. The relationships we develop with our children and families enable us to create a distinctive ethos.

We are very proud of our achievements and the high standards achieved by pupils. We are passionate about educating the whole child and ensuring that we provide pupils with a wide range of experiences and opportunities.

In our Ofsted (June 2018), we were pleased that the school continued to remain good. The school community is committed to pupils reaching the highest possible standards and to further improve their achievements.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 556581


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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.