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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant
Working Monday to Friday, 33½ hours per week, term time only

 

Our Mission:    Children and Young People at the heart of all we do.

Our Ethos:        Work Hard, Be Kind, Have Fun, Stay Safe

 

We are seeking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly, positive and forward-looking team at our Tunbridge Wells site.

 

As a Learning Support Assistant you would work closely with the teaching staff to support our pupils in all aspects of their learning, social development, personal needs and developing their skills for life and independence.  In this role you will be able to make a big difference to our children, all of whom have a wide range of severe and/or complex needs, with communication and learning difficulties. 

 

Candidates do not need experience of working in a special needs or education environment, although it would be advantageous, as would experience of Early Years.  Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are essential, along with flexibility, resilience, strong communication and team working skills.  Candidates should be prepared to travel to and work at any of our 3 sites.

 

There are many career development opportunities for those interested in progression, including into teaching (for those with a degree) and other types of work with children and young people.

 

The salary is within Kent Range Bands 3 to 4: £19,335 to £20,535 (including SEN allowance) per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) and reduced pro-rata for the hours/weeks actually worked. 

 

Closing date is 12noon on Monday, 2nd November 2020.  The selection process will take place on Monday, 9th November 2020.

 

If you are interested please complete the application form below and e-mail it to recruitment@oakley.kent.sch.uk or post a hard copy to Oakley School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4NE marked for the attention of Sandra Wisdom, School Business Manager. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

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