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Higher Level Teaching Assistant in Art - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-896S
  • Posted:15/06/2022
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:30th August 2022
  • App Close Date:10/07/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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NJC Scale 4/5 Points 7-17

26 hours per week, Term time only

Salary pro rata to £12,466 - £15,196 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated person to work closely with students aged 11–19 years who have a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities. You will be part of a professional team within the Art and Design department, working with the classroom teachers and ideally confident to support individual students and small groups by planning, preparing and delivering lessons; sometimes using distance learning or computer aided techniques.  The successful candidate will also be expected to provide limited cover for staff absence within the department.  The post holder will progress students’ learning and work with other professionals to support pupils’ social, emotional and physical well-being. 

A passion for Art is essential however a knowledge and experience of Fine Art, Photography, Ceramics, Textiles or Graphics is an advantage.

It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy and English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2.

Please apply via Kent-teach.com.  If you have any queries, please contact Karen Nicholls, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2298 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: 10th July 2022 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188

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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).