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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Fixed Term* - Part-time - Special Needs Position

East Farleigh Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2163-46S
  • Posted:27/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/09/2019 at 18:00
  • Interviews:Week beg. 30th September


East Farleigh has an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic learning support assistant to work part-time to support a child with particular needs in one of our infant classes. 

This will initially be a fixed term contract until August 2020.

With the support of the SENCO and class teacher, your role will be to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to whom you are assigned, to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them. Recent experience working as a 1:1 support assistant or teaching assistant, in particular the planning and delivery of individual intervention programmes, is desirable. An ability to build relationships, have a positive outlook and a willingness to try different approaches is essential. 

In return, we offer a commitment to your professional development and ambitions, as well as a supportive team to work with - this is a great opportunity to join our friendly staff and help us realise our vision for the whole school community. 

Hours of work will be 8:30am to 1:00pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. The position is paid at KR3. Duties to include 1:1 support and small group intervention as well as lunchtime supervision of named child.

East Farleigh Primary School is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children. Any successful candidates will be dedicated to inclusive principles and be wholly committed to safeguarding children.

Information about the school

East Farleigh is a small, single form entry village primary school set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside. Our school offers a welcoming, caring and inclusive place of learning where children feel happy, safe and secure; this allows them to thrive in everything they do.

Our vision is that our children leave us with:

  1. High self-esteem and high personal expectations
  2. Tolerance and respect for others and high behavioural expectations
  3. An enquiring and discriminating mind and a desire for knowledge
  4. A sense of responsibility and the skills to make wise choices and accept the consequences of their choices
  5. High academic achievement and a complement of core skills – linguistic, mathematical, scientific, creative, physical and social
  6. A set of spiritual and moral values including honesty, integrity and good manners

At East Farleigh Primary we recognise the diversity of talents that our students have, and help them to reach their full potential by supporting them in as many ways as possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:School Office, East Farleigh Primary School
  • Address:Vicarage Lane, East Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 0LY
  • Telephone: (01622) 726364
  • Email:


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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.