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Learning Support Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Little Acorns, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-6085-14S
  • Posted:24/11/2021
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:17/12/2021 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Little Acorns is small school for children with a range of additional needs. Due to school expansion we are looking at expanding our fantastic team. 


Essential skills and experience required…..

  • Experience of working with primary aged children to young adults with special needs in an Education setting.
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Understanding of various needs including ASD, ADHD,SLD,MLD, SEMH to name just a few


We believe every child has the right to an exciting, varied curriculum to meet their individual needs. We work closely with others to ensure the best possible outcomes for each child. 



We want to equip every pupil with the skills and knowledge they need to lead healthy, productive lives. Many of our children have complex needs and challenging circumstances, we look beyond this to find the potential of each child. 

Information about the school

Little Acorns School provides a therapeutic education for children with a range of needs. Each child receives an individual learning plan and separate therapeutic support plan.

We currently have 8 pupils on roll, some residing at the care home on site whilst others travel in as day pupils. We are increasing the number on roll in the new year to 14 pupils, hence the need to increase the size of the fantastic team already working at Little Acorns School.

Little Acorns welcomes children with a range of needs including ASD, AHDH and ODD. We also work closely with the care home supporting LAC who have had troubled upbringings and suffered trauma in their early years.

Our curriculum is ambitious for all our pupils. Our school aims to ensure pupils journeys through school are positive ones.

Our school is committed to safeguarding pupils and staff. Our staff recruitment policies and practices comply with safe recruitment and selection requirements. We always ensure clearance of enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to employment. We look forward to hearing from you.

For further information on our school please free feel to visit our website www.littleacornsschool.co.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Alison Neal
  • Address:Little Acorns School , London Beach Farm , Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6SR
  • Telephone: 01233 850422
  • Email: alison.neal@choicelifestyles.net


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).