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Do you believe that all children have the potential to make more than expected progress? We are seeking to appoint a fantastic Learning Support Assistant to join our staff team from September 2020 – to work for 37.5 hours a week: 8:30 – 4:30 (to include a 30 minute lunch break)

The pupils at St Edmund’s are well behaved, enthusiastic learners. Parental support is very strong and the Governing Body is committed to improving outcomes for our children. We are committed to high standards and achievement for all pupils.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Excellent in the classroom, with an outstanding ability to engage and enthuse children
  • Able to challenge, support and motivate all children to achieve high standards
  • Able to work under pressure with good time management skills
  • Able to think creatively and adapt learning to motivate and meet needs
  • Able to modify work/timetable to meet needs of all pupils
  • Able to support the pastoral needs of the pupils.
  • Eager to take a full and active part in all aspects of our school community
  • Naturally positive and a fun team player – with a great sense of humour!

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work within a supportive team and a school community that is proud of its achievements and well-motivated to continue to develop further.



Applications must take the form of a completed Application Form, a full curriculum vitae, and a concise covering letter outlining your suitability for the post. The names and contact details (including email addresses) of two referees are required (one of whom must be your current or most recent employer and neither referee should be a relative or someone known to you solely as a friend).

The deadline for receipt of application is 09.00am Monday 12th October with interviews taking place on the 14th and 15th October. Applications should be emailed to: slh@stedmunds.org.uk



St Edmund’s School Canterbury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an equal opportunities employer. The successful applicant will undergo child protection screening.