Learning Support Assistants
Working Monday to Friday, 33½ hours per week, term time only
We are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly, positive and forward-looking team in September 2021.
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 and roll up your sleeves!
There are many development opportunities for those interested in career 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: £19,748 to £20,948 (including SEN allowance) per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) and reduced pro-rata for the hours/weeks actually worked.
If you are interested please complete the application form below and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or post it to Oakley School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NE Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.