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Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Langafel CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3296-198S
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:June 2022
  • App Close Date:23/05/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Tbc


Aspiration, perseverance, team work and honesty are some of Langafel's values, are they yours?

At Langafel CE Primary we are looking for a committed Teaching Assistant, with Primary school experience and knowledge of Autism, to join our team. Supported in each phase by class teachers, a phase leader and TAs you will be expected to work alongside our AEN team to support all children, plus those with additonal educational needs, in Early Years, KS1 or KS2. 

Candidates most suited to the post will have:

  • Experience of working with EYFS, KS1 and/or KS2 children
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum
  • Experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Positive, friendly and upbeat personality
  • At least one year of experience working as a Teaching Assistant
  • Knowledge of child protection/safeguarding
  • The ability to be proactive and flexible
  • Understanding of the importance of mental health and well-being
  • Professional development/interest in SEND/ASD education

If you need a new challenge and want to work in a good school with a proven track record for supporting all children then Langafel is the school for you.

This post requires you to be able to work Mon-Fri between 08.30 and 15:15.

Applicants must be aware that Langafel School regards the Safety and Welfare of pupils as paramount and the successful application will be subject to a DBS check.

Information about the school

Langafel is a friendly, happy and inclusive primary school. Aspiration, confidence, perseverance, respect, enjoyment, honesty, team work and Koinonia are Langafel’s values. We are an average sized primary school with 334 pupils on roll. We currently have two Reception Classes who work in a large inside and outside area with a flexible open plan space. Children in Key Stages 1 and 2 are taught in mixed-age classes allowing the perfect opportunity for collaborative learning and teaching. Our facilities are the envy of all other local schools and include a gym, swimming pool, performing arts room, kitchen, an extensive field and woodland area.

The schools specialist resourced provision, known in the school community as SLIC@Langafel (Socialise Learn Interact Communicate) is for pupils with an EHCP who are diagnosed with autism. There are currently 29 children in the provision who are taught in three small specialist classes, the majority of pupils also attend mainstream lessons. The pupils from the SRP make use of the wonderful facilities within the mainstream. Additionally within the provision the pupils benefit from three large well-resourced classrooms, speech and language rooms and a sensory room. They also have access to their own contained outside spaces, including a playground with sensory apparatus and a well-equipped enclosed area on the school field.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474) 709683

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).