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Specialist Teaching Assistant - Term Time

New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6912-396S
  • Posted:29/04/2022
  • Pay:£17,519- £19,122 per annum (£20,997- £22,918 FTE)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:01/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:June 2022


Specialist TA for student with Down’s Syndrome


New Line Learning Academy are seeking to employ a dynamic and creative Teaching Assistant to support on a 1:1 basis for a learner with Downs syndrome.  The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting students with learning difficulties and will be willing to support learning throughout all subject areas. 


You will need to be:

  • Able to support with speech and language program
  • Able to support with physiotherapy
  • Confident in First Aid
  • Creativity to help break down barriers to learning
  • Any areas of training will be supported for the right candidate


This role is on a fixed-term basis until July 2023, for 37 hours per week, five days per week, term-time only. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, fun and highly supportive group of dedicated people. We will offer training for the right candidate.                                                                       

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

 Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.


Closing date is midday {Expiry Date}.

Information about the school

Enthusiasm, vision and buy-in are all key attributes for staff at Future Schools Trust, and in return we look to provide an environment which excels at engaging young people, providing unique opportunities for the delivery of a 21st century education and celebrating the success of all of our young people. We actively seek to encourage training and development and have a great track record of nurturing talent within our staff group, ensuring that everyone has the skills required to be highly effective, and beyond that, to assist us in pioneering our learning delivery for the future.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 743 286
  • Email: officenll@futureschoolstrust.com


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).