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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4101-25S
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay:HGS 4 £15,512.39 (Pro Rata to £19,612 FTE)
  • Start Date:June 2022
  • App Close Date:01/06/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 6th June 2022


There is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified person to join this high achieving selective school for boys as a Teaching Assistant.

The post is required June 2022 for 35 hours per week on a term time only basis and the salary will be £15,512.39 (pro rata to £19,612 for a full time appointment on HGS4).

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting our pupils, with SEND, both inside and outside of the classroom, to support their progress. You will work closely with class teachers, House teams and our SENCO to support pupils. This post will initially involve working directly, one to one with a pupil on our roll with a physical disability to support his needs in the classroom and around the school site.

Good levels of literacy and numeracy are essential. Experience of working in schools and supporting pupils with SEND would be desirable but it is not essential if the successful candidate is willing to undertake relevant training with us.

Applications are welcomed from candidates fitting this profile, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.  If you think you are the person to join our team, please complete an application form (available from the School Website – www.harveygs.kent.sch.uk ).  CVs will not be accepted.

The school is commited to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Application closing date: 12pm on Wednesday 1st June 2022

Interview date: Monday 6th June 2022

Information about the school

The Harvey Grammar School is a selective 11–18 boys’ grammar school with a distinguished history dating back to 1674. The school has a potent mix of bright, well-motivated pupils and highly qualified, experienced staff.

With a proven track record of helping pupils develop into well-rounded individuals with excellent academic records, the Harvey is committed to developing both academic potential and personal growth. Outside of the regular school day, the School offers a range of extra-curricular activities.

Our ethos is one of encouraging our young men to work hard, play hard and to be supportive of fellow pupils. Every pupil is given the support to identify and develop his particular talents, whether they be in the academic, sporting, creative or other fields.

The Harvey is committed to its founding principles, being to serve the brightest boys in Shepway regardless of their social background. Our ultimate aim is that all our boys enjoy their time at the Harvey, are instilled with strong community values and develop into self-assured, articulate and helpful young men, being ready and equipped to go on to the next stage of their careers.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 220721


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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).