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1:1 Learning Support Assistant (LSA) - Part-Time - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Ripplevale School, Ripple

  • Ref:KCC886-6047-162S
  • Posted:19/01/2022
  • Pay:NJC 3 - 5 (9.62 – 10.01)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant 1:1 for one of our students to work part time - Monday to Friday 8:30 – 12:30 pm.  The post is term time only plus 105 inset hours which presently includes Tuesday early evening twilight sessions.  You will be supporting pupils with autism in all areas of the curriculum under the guidance of the class teacher. 

Applicants should be committed, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and resilient and enjoy working with young people.  

Application pack (covering letter & information for applicants, job description, person specification, application form and relevant policies) is available to download from this site. Please note; APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON RIPPLEVALE SCHOOL APPLICATION FORM PLEASE. CVs on their own will be rejected.  You can also email: info@ripplevaleschool.co.uk or telephone 01304 373866 to request an application pack.

Child Protection & Safeguarding

Ripplevale School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required.

To an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

To ensure you are aware of all Ripplevale School’s Child Protection & Safeguarding Policies

To ensure you abide by those policies (names and points of contact for all relevant agencies can be found in the policies).

To participate in all Child Protection & Safeguarding training as required by the school.

To immediately report any incidents of a child protection/safeguarding nature using schools reporting software.

Failure by a member of staff to report actual or suspected physical, sexual or emotional abuse or neglect of a pupil is a disciplinary offence

Please note: This post is not exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Information about the school

Ripplevale School is an independent day special school for boys aged from 6 to 18 who have an EHCP (Education Health Care Plan) with a diagnosis of ASD, often with associated conditions.

Our school is located in the village of Ripple near Deal in Kent.

We have a committed and dedicated team which includes teachers, teaching assistants, higher level teaching assistants, a range of therapists, administrative staff and support staff. All play a significant role in the education and development of each pupil and work to create a warm, informal, friendly atmosphere in which the pupils feel secure, safe and confident.

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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).