1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

Harcourt Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-5225-163S
  • Posted:27/02/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:30/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:As soon as possible.


Are you looking to develop your expertise in a popular and successful school which has received a Good from Ofsted, October 2021.

We have an exciting career opportunity for an excellent 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated team.  We are seeking an inspirational and highly effective practitioner, able to create engaging learning opportunities and committed to securing aspirational goals for all.  The new member of our team will need to demonstrate confidence in the teaching and learning process and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Applicants should hold or be working towards a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification, be educated to at least GCSE level in English and Maths and ideally have some primary school experience.  This vacancy is part time and term time only and is linked to High Needs Funding for a pupil with SEMH needs.

The role is a temporary contract linked to Higher Needs Funding that is due to finish of the 31st August 2023. The role is working Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 3.15pm each day for 38 weeks per year.  This role will be working with a child in upper Key Stage Two.

We provide full support and training for staff at all points in their development, together with an enthusiastic team of colleagues who are passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential.  As a good school with a rising roll, our amazing children, enthusiastic team and extensive grounds offer abundant opportunities for creativity and fun.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our children.  All appointments are subject to a full enhanced DBS disclosure and other pre-employment checks.

Information about the school

Harcourt Primary is a family-orientated, one-form entry school with a private nursery attached. The school is set in extensive grounds with large playing fields, a wild garden and pond.

At Harcourt we pride ourselves in being a small school where the staff, pupils and parents all work together to give the children every opportunity to be the best that they can be. In October 2021 we were visited by OFSTED, who agreed that we are a a Good school with many strengths. Children at Harcourt are polite and well-behaved which allows all of our staff can focus on ensuring all children can learn. As a school we highly inclusive and believe passionately in supporting the whole child. We are extremely proud of our whole school community.

Everything that we do in our school in underpinned by our our key values, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE & RESPECT.

Harcourt Primary is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and an on-line search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

We would be delighted to show you our happy little school.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 279176


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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.