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Learning Support Officer - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-262S
  • Posted:17/11/2021
  • Pay:£15,583.56 actual salary (£18,000 fte)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA



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Roll: 1534 (618 in the sixth form)

(Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18)


Term-time + INSET days 35 hours per week

(£18,000 FTE, actual pro rata salary £15,583.56 gross per annum)

Applications are invited from a SEND professional willing to work with a range of professionals such as occupational health and speech therapists.

SEND qualifications are desired but not essential.

We would also be willing to consider applications from experienced colleagues interested in a part-time position.

Applicants will need to possess:

  • An excellent understanding of SEND procedures
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • An enthusiasm for working in an educational environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections.  

Start date:  ASAP

For further details and an application form, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs A Dennett:

Telephone: 01322 223039 Ext 146; Fax: 01322 291426; Email: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please apply by letter with a completed application form to the Headmaster, Mr J C Metcalf, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Thursday 9th December 2021

(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


Information about the school

The Sunday Times IB School of the Decade

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,534 including 618 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426


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).