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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Otford Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2138-125S
  • Posted:16/07/2018
  • Pay:Within KR3
  • Start Date:Sep 2018
  • App Close Date:16/07/2018 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Friday, 20th July

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Otford Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work five days a week 11:15-3:30 (which includes 30 minutes preparation time)  up to 20 hours per week to facilitate the progress of an individual pupil within our school. Makaton experience is desirable and your duties will include working with a child with Down’s Syndrome in KS1. We are looking for someone who has;

  • confidence to assist with implementation of planned learning as agreed with teacher and is able to adjust the activities according to the pupils responses.
  • will support and scaffold the child’s learning in and out of the classroom
  • confidence to liaise with the class teacher, feedback on progress made.
  • confidence to share information about the pupil with other staff and external agencies.
  • Will communicate with parents on a regular basis.
  • Will arrange and supply resources.
  • Will attend to all personal needs including personal and social welfare, reporting problems to teachers when necessary.
  • is confident to work independently
  • enjoys working as part of a team 
  • holds the minimum qualifications of English and Mathematics GCSEs (A-C) /equivalent.

In return we can offer you:

  • a friendly and committed staff
  • well behaved and motivated pupils
  • opportunities to continue your own learning and development.
  • Salary according to experience within Kent Range 3.

Otford Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to the necessary pre-recruitment checks.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Hoyle, Office Manager  for further details.

Information about the school

Otford Primary School is located near Sevenoaks, based in the historic village of Otford. We are a two-form entry school, drawing from the village and immediate surrounding areas with committed staff and parents. We like to maximise links within the village and local community.

The School has undergone buildings and facilities development in the last few years. A large sports field and outdoor spaces are used to maximise physical activity and learning outside the classroom.We are delighted that we have been ranked as the TOP performing school in Sevenoaks- please refer to our website for more information!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.