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Twydall Primary School

Twydall Primary School

Care, Courtesy, Commitment and
Consideration in our Community

Learning Support Assistant

Twydall Primary School, part of the Rainham Mark Education Trust family of schools is looking to appoint two part-time Learning Support Assistants to join our team of dedicated people, with a passion for working within a school environment.  See below for hours of work.

We are looking for an amazing individual to join our happy, unique and hardworking school who has the passion to inspire.  You will support the class teacher in the teaching and well-being of the children to achieve the targets set in their personal learning by providing learning support within the class.  This will include  working within small groups and where necessary, be assigned to individual pupils in order to support pupils’ learning and progress.  We are looking for someone who can make learning fun yet challenging, is active, enthusiastic, caring and creative and who is willing to share their skills and love of teaching.

The post requires the applicant to be able:

  • To use language and other communication skills that pupils can understand and relate to.
  • To establish positive relationships with pupils and empathise with their needs.
  • To demonstrate active listening skills.
  • To consistently and effectively implement agreed behaviour management strategies.
  • To work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team.
  • To work within and apply all school policies, e.g. Behaviour Management, Child Protection, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, etc.
  • To relate sympathetically to children.
  • To promote social skills in children.
  • To ensure policies and procedures are followed at all times.
We are a happy and motivated community, our inclusive ethos is built around the 4 C’s, Care, Courtesy, Consideration and Commitment.  All our work is underpinned by our highly qualified, dedicated and innovative specialist staff.  We work with parents, Governors and Medway LA to provide a stimulating and rewarding education which goes beyond the classroom and contributes to our local community.
LSA - part-time Monday - Friday 07.30am - 1.00pm  (26.25 hours per week)
LSA - part-time Monday - Friday 12.00pm - 3.15pm  (16.25 hours per week)
Please note these roles are for a Fixed Term Contract until July 2020
Please telephone 01634 231761 or e-mail to make an appointment to see Twydall in action.

Salary: Grade: D2 – £18,426 - £21,166 per annum, pro rata.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Appointments are subject to successful references and a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure

Please complete the attached application form and equal opportunities form and return to

Application closing date:  Friday 27th September 2019, interviews w/c 30th September.