Learning Support Assistant/Counsellor, Kent

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The Norton Knatchbull SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Kent Range 3 - £15,784 (pro rata £12,312).
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant/Counsellor

Required as soon as possible

The Norton Knatchbull School is looking for:

A Learning Support Assistant/Counsellor.  This is a permanent position 35 hours a week, term time only on Kent Range 3 - £15,784 (pro rata £12,312).  The successful candidate will work alongside the current Counsellor seeing students from all year groups.  When not involved in Counselling sessions the successful candidate will provide support in and out of the class for individuals or small groups of students in the AEN Department.  Ideally, candidates should have a Counselling qualification but training can be provided for the right person. 

A good attendance record in previous employment and an ability to interact positively with a wide range of people, including teachers, support staff, parents and students aged 11 to 18, are essential.

Please look on our website for a Job Description and an application form.  Please send your completed application form and covering letter, of no more than 2 sides of A4, to Mrs. S. Butcher, P.A. to the Headteacher, either by post or email sbutcher@nks.kent.sch.uk 

Deadline for applications: 4 p.m. Friday 25th January 2019.  Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter.  

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted. 

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More about The Norton Knatchbull School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1233 620045
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