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Learning Support Assistant

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Teaching personnel is the UK's leading education recruitment agency and provide staff into Primary, Secondary and SEND schools in Kent.

We are working with a school in Sevenoaks who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support on a 1:1 basis with a new Year 6 boy who has joined the school.

This schools is a specialist, independent school which supports children and young adults with Social and Emtional, Mental healh difficulties, in a very therapeutic environment.

The work pattern will be Monday- Friday Time: 08:30-15:30 and this role will eventually go permanent.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have lots of patience, be proactive and resilient!- this role can be challenging, but it is very rewarding!
  • Be a driver with your own transport
  • Be male- this is a 1:1 with a Year 6 boy and he needs a male support
  • Ideally you will have experience working within an SEND/SEMH school
  • Have a good Level of English and Maths (A-C Grade)
  • Be flexible and engaging and have new fresh ideas of how to support the children


Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and we offer free child protection training and all of our candidates undergo a strict vetting procedure including an enhanced DBS.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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