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Learning Support Assistant
  • Employer: The Howard Academy Trust
  • Reference: HS/21/155374
  • Published: Thu 15/07/2021, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/08/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 26.33 hours per week, 8.30 to 15.00 Monday - Thursday 8.30 to 12.50 Fridays (Full and Part time working can be accommodated)
  • Salary: D2 4 - 6 (Actual Salary - £11,266 - £11,721) full time per annum (£18,933 - £19,698)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Howard Academy Trust, Kent

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Learning Support Assistant

The Howard School are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant for 26.33 hours per week, term time only, who is keen to support the education and development of young people in a variety of settings within the school.  The successful candidate will be based within the Learning Support Department and will be patient, consistent, determined, hard-working and interested in helping young people to succeed.

Our Vision

As a school, our local and national reputation where our outcomes challenge the stereotypical view of underachievement in young men continues to grow, as does the perception that we hold to traditional values in standards of behaviour and uniform. We are an innovative and creative school, responding to the ever-changing needs of our students and the demands from higher education and employers. We have implemented a number of exciting changes in recent years to support our drive towards excellence.

The Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be requested prior to interview for those candidates short-listed. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Health and Wellbeing

We care about our staff's health and wellbeing and offer:

  • an employee assistance programme
  • flu jabs
  • health checks
  • discounted gym membership – Avenue Tennis
  • Fit Fridays
  • wellbeing afternoons.

Despite COVID-19 recruitment and hiring will continue for The Howard Academy Trust. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted.  Please note that some activities may vary.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  Interview dates to be confirmed.  If you wish to discuss this vacancy further please contact Sharon Teachen, HR Manager on 01634 265771 or email (

The Howard Academy Trust Limited is an equal opportunities employer. 

Do you want to come and work for a dynamic innovative team? Could this be the role for you?