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Fixed Term Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

Callis Grange Nursery & Infant School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2329-77S
  • Posted:14/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/10/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:5th November


We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to work individually with pupils or in groups on a fixed contract until 31/08/2022 .

This would be be for 4 hours a day, 5 days a week (20 hours at KR3 per week).

Hours of work would be 9am to 1pm each day to cover pupils' lunch time period.

The successful person will need to have experience of working with children in KS1 and Early Years Foundation Stage. 

This position requires the applicant to have an:-

NVQ 2 in Learning Support (minimum), and evidence of continued professional development.

Experience of working in an infant or primary school as an LSA.

Experience of working with children who have a wide range of needs.

Excellent health record and be physically fit.
(See Person Specification and Job Profile documents attached)

"This is an outstanding school that gives its pupils an excellent start to their education” Ofsted 2007

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

Information about the school

Callis Grange Nursery and Infant School is a co-educational Local Authority community school for children aged three to seven years. ‘It is an outstanding school that gives its pupils an excellent start to their education’ Ofsted 2007. It has a nursery on site with 26 places, three reception classes, three Year 1 classes and three Year 2 classes each with 30 pupils. The school is popular and significantly oversubscribed each year.

The school is lucky to have amazing grounds which have been well developed to provide an outdoor learning area for each year group and also a forest school.

The school has achieved a number of national awards, including Investors in People, Healthy School status, Early Years, Eco School and Active Mark Gold. There are Leading Teachers for literacy, ICT and Healthy Schools. The school is recognised by the Local Authority as a centre of excellence for transition from the Foundation Stage to Year 1.

Our pupils are enthusiastic and hard working. Their needs are well met by our experienced teaching staff who are always looking for ways to improve their practice.

The school and its curriculum aim to build on and complement the learning that has already started at home, in relation to moral values, attitudes and awareness of society. We aim to work in partnership with parents/carers in developing pupils personally and emotionally as young citizens in modern Britain.

At Callis Grange, we aim to provide a stable, caring, learning environment in which children are happy to attend, are stimulated, keen to learn and flourish. We listen to our pupils and allow them to make decisions for the school which has been an extremely powerful part of our ongoing school development. We love to celebrate the children’s achievements, whether academic, sports, music, art or otherwise.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843-867092


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).