Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
33 3/4 hours per week - 8:45am to 3:30pm term time only (39 weeks includes Inset)
Contract type
Fixed term (attached to a child 1:1)
NJC D2 (4-11) £18,933 - £21,748 Pro rata

Job summary

We have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced SEND Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a child. This will also include supporting them in their lunchtime play.

You should have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and have a clear understanding of the support needed for children with speech, language and communication and sensory needs.

You will also be required to have an experience of providing in class support to pupils and additionally to be able to support in the delivery of specific speech and language and occupational therapy programmes.

• Have GCSE, ‘O’ Level or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English.
• Have NVQ2 or equivalent as recognised by the National Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning (NOS-STL).
• Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils.
• Have an interest in how children learn and behave.
• Provide appropriate role models of behaviour both in the classroom and around school

We can offer:
An opportunity to join a welcoming and friendly school team
A highly supportive leadership team
A committed and dedicated governing body
Wonderful children and supportive parents

The strong Catholic ethos of the school is evident and prospective candidates would be expected to support and promote this

Applying for the job

Please complete attached application forms and return by post or email

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01634 371892

About St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School

St Augustine of Canterbury is a one form entry Catholic Primary School in Gillingham, Kent. We are a consistently good school (OFSTED June 2018, Denominational Inspection November 2019).

We are fortunate to be situated in extensive grounds with a thriving ECO garden and Holy garden. We are a friendly and hardworking team of committed staff, governors and parents to ensure the best possible primary school experience for our wonderful children.

Our school mission is at the heart of everything we do, ‘I have called you by your name, you are mine’ Isaiah 43. Our curriculum develops our children’s curiosity for learning; preparing them as citizens within our ever-changing world. Through creating RICH (Resourceful, Independent, Creative and Happy) learners we are encouraging our children to be collaborators, innovators, leaders and above all kind and loving children of God.

School location

Deanwood Drive, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9NP

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