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Teaching Assistant - SEN - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Featherby Infant School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-2401-89S
  • Posted:18/05/2022
  • Pay:Grade D2 point 4 - actual salary £14,473 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:8th June 2022


Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Start date: As soon as possible 

As an experienced Learning Support Assistant, you will be well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. It would be advantageous to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and have experience of supporting students with special Educational needs.  You will be required to work across both the Infant school and Junior school sites. 

Please apply if you have:   

  • A passion for learning and the skills to impart knowledge and develop skill sets in our children.   
  • A commitment to self and team development.

In return we will offer you: 

  • national terms and conditions   
  • tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities   
  • a generous package of Maritime Trust staff benefits.  
  • Further information about this post, the school and Trust is in the attached candidate information pack. 

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

The Trust and its academies are committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks may be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Closing Date: 26th May 2022

Interview Date:  8th June 2022

Information about the school

Currently there are 234 children on roll who are based across three sites in Medway. The largest of the sites is in Gillingham and there are two satellite sites based at Featherby Primary School and Bligh Primary School.

Danecourt was judged to be good in all areas, except Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and EYFS both of which were judged as being outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Job Contact Information


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).