Learning Support Assistant

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for BoysKent

Learning Support Assistant

Contract type: full time, permanent - term time only plus inset days

Hours:  37 hours per week

Salary: Kent Range 5 (£19,335, actual salary working £16,360 based on working 39 weeks a year)

Start Date: April 19th 2021 

Close date: 7th March 2021

Interviews: w/c 15h March 2021

We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work within the school’s Inclusion Team during term time (39 weeks per year). You will be a team player with experience of working as a LSA/TA within upper Key Stage 2 or as a LSA/TA in a secondary school.  The role is diverse and requires a flexible approach to support the students and promote their welfare. You will be required to support students with identified needs within classes, small groups and individual study.

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells, however there may be occasions when you would be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB.  

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 school in the heart of the picturesque town of Tunbridge Wells. The town has easy access routes to/from London, the South Coast and Gatwick Airport. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms.  We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form. We shall review applications as we receive them.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Recruitment during COVID-19: Despite the current nationwide challenges, recruitment will continue with as little disruption as possible.  Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. Further information on the interview itself and the associated activities will be made available if your application is shortlisted. 

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