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Play Lead - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Laleham Gap School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-7073-187S
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 + SENA
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Play Lead, Kent Range 3 + SENA

10 hours per week, 12.30pm - 2.30pm - Term Time Only Monday - Friday

Laleham Gap School is looking for experienced play leaders to make our lunch time activities inspirational experiences that benefit children and young people with communication and interaction needs.

We are passionate about making a difference by helping those that come to our activities learn grow and succeed so they can reach their full potential. Our activities focus on fun and friendships which are delivered in safe and supportive environments. We would like to engage children and young people through a range of activities such as games, dance, drama, inclusive multi-activities – we would like to have something for everyone.

You will lead the planning and deliver safe, enjoyable activities that participants can proactively engage in. We’re looking for someone who shares our passion for making a positive difference to the health, well-being and life skills of our children.

Information about the school

Laleham Gap is a Foundation, Communication and Interaction Special School. We have pupils aged from 4 to 17 years of age. Most of our pupils have a diagnosis of Autism. All pupils have an EHCP. Most pupils will achieve some GCSEs or equivalent at age 16. Laleham Gap is a new, high quality and well-resourced environment and the opportunity to work with an established, experienced and highly motivated team.

The vision is clear - Laleham Gap School (Learn, Grow, Succeed) aspires to be the best school that it can be, so that all pupils have the tools to reach their full potential. We are focused on meeting the needs and interests of the individual child ensuring that progress is made in all areas, both socially and academically. This means we are accepting of all pupils from where they are and how they develop. Children are always at the heart of our decision making.

The school seeks to appoint highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will continue the excellent support for the pupils that parents and carers expect.

Please visit our website for more information about the school and our achievements.

Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Laleham Gap School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.

Laleham Gap School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Please see our Child Protection Policy at https://bit.ly/3zSpMvJ

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Les Milton
  • Address:Ozengell Place, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6FH
  • Telephone: 01843 570598
  • Email: secretary@lgs.kent.sch.uk


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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).