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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Maypole Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2066-300S
  • Posted:05/02/2024
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediately
  • App Close Date:04/03/2024 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to support a pupil on a 1:1 basis. Hours of work will be 8:30am to 3:30pm. The position is paid at KR5.

We are looking for an individual who is able to support an individual's learning in class through:

  • using social stories to develop greater social understanding
  • consider the school environment and think about how you can make it more comfortable.
  • use a stress scale, the incredible five-point scale to turn emotions into more concrete concepts. 
  • establish good communication with parents/carers
  • adapt learning opportunities to the pupil's needs.


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 are offered one paid family day off per year, to attend specal family events or their child's sports day, nativities and church services.

We have the right to interview and appoint before the closing date for applications and therefore we advise applicants to do so 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.