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Learning Support Assistant Specialist - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5448-289S
  • Posted:18/10/2021
  • Pay:HBHS Band 4 pro rata, full details in text
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:10/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant Specialist to join our very successful Special Educational Needs Department. Applicants would benefit from knowledge or experience of ASD and ADHD and expect to work one-to-one with a student. Due to specific learning needs this student will likely require lesson material to be further differentiated beyond what the mainstream class receives.

Please note that this role is linked directly to the student in question, and the role will no longer be required should the student leave Herne Bay High School.

Working hours are 8.30am-3.15pm Monday-Friday, with cover put in place to provide a lunch break. 31.25 hours per week, term time plus 2 days. This role is Band 4, £18,078 - £18,995 pro rata with approximate actual salary between £11,630 and £12,200 dependent upon experience.       

To apply please complete the attached application form and email to Mrs K Eagle, k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org  

Please do not apply for this position unless you are as committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children as we are at Herne Bay High School.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The above position includes membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.


Information about the school

Herne Bay High School is a hugely successful school that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in February 2018 Ofsted rated us good with aspects of outstanding. Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place tremendous emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts and Sport as a cornerstone of a young person’s educational journey.

More details about the school can be found at www.hernebayhigh.org, on Twitter @hernebayhigh and Facebook www.facebook.com/hernebayhigh/ and YouTube www.youtube.com/user/hernebayhighschool

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellyanne Eagle
  • Address:Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS
  • Telephone: (01227) 361221
  • Email: k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org

Fax: 01227 742481


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).