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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

Harrietsham CEP School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3067-87S
  • Posted:31/01/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 4/Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:24/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:2nd March


We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our amazing team at Harrietsham Church of England Primary School. The role will be divided between supporting a pupil 1:1 and working with pupils in Year 1; either in whole class activities or in small group interventions.

This is a part-time position (26.5 hours a week), term time only and on a fixed term contract.

If you:

  • Have experience of working 1:1 with children with complex needs.
  • Are able to work as a part of a team, supporting the class teacher in the implementation of planned learning activities
  • Have the ability to adjust learning activities through flexible thinking in accordance to the pupil’s response as appropriate.
  • Posses a sound knowledge of the PScales and the National Curriculum.
  • Have high expectations of children’s behaviour.
  • Are able to inspire children to learn and achieve.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Then we would really like to meet you!

The ability to use Makaton is desirable.

We can offer:

  • Happy children who value learning and achieve high standards
  • A safe, caring learning environment
  • An enthusiastic and supportive staff team
  • An on-going CPD programme

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; please contact Mrs Karen Furmidge in the school office (office@harrietsham.kent.sch.uk) to make an appointment.

The successful candidate will be expected to be able to deliver a range of intervention and therapy programmes under the guidance of the Class Teacher and SENCO. A Job Description is attached.

Harrietsham C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.


Information about the school

Harrietsham Church of England Primary School is a friendly, rural village school set in beautiful countryside in the heart of the community. Our children, of whom there are currently 222, are polite and love to learn! We pride ourselves on the achievements of all our pupils and we are a school where everyone works together putting children at the heart of everything we do. The school is a modern building, which is a wonderful learning environment. In September 2018, we started to embark on an exciting journey of expansion to become a two form entry school. We are a friendly, welcoming school which is very well resourced; we maintain close links with the church. We have supportive parents and an active PTFA and Governing Body. Please contact us or visit our school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Alison Waller-Davies
  • Address:West Street, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1JZ
  • Telephone: (01622) 859261
  • Email: office@harrietsham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 859372


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.