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SEN Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Headcorn Primary School, Headcorn

  • Ref:KCC886-2165-67S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:September or earlier
  • App Close Date:01/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:6th July or earlier as applications received



Headcorn Primary School is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our hard-working, fun-loving team as we near the completion of our transition into a two-form entry primary school.

The successful applicant will be someone who loves to inspire and support our children and is a willing team player. You should be a highly efficient, flexible and reliable person. 

Previous successful experience as a teaching assistant in either KS1 or KS2 is desirable and / or some experience of supporting with Autism and/or Speech & Communication needs and PECs, Attention Autism, supporting children with English as an Additional Language and/or using Makaton.

The relevant NVQ2/3 qualification would be an advantage.

We need someone who can work from 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday with half an hour lunch break. As part of the contract, 19 hours will be used for INSET days and/or twilight sessions across the year (dates will be given in advance).

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please email naomi.henderson@headcorn.kent.sch.uk or phone 01622 891289 to arrange.

Candidates may be offered an interview prior to the closing date.

Information about the school

Our school is set in the growing village of Headcorn and is near completion of our transition into a two-form entry primary school.

We have a broad and balanced curriculum and work hard to ensure that all of our children feel valued, behave well, enjoy all they do and achieve their full potential.

We have happy and committed staff, supported by keen and knowledgeable Governors. Engagement with personal development is essential as is staff wellbeing which is treated as a high priority. We are a professional team who are committed to our pupils learning. We believe in taking a holistic approach to a child's personal wellbeing and educational development. We have recently grown our nurture provision to include an experienced FLO, trained nurture practitioners and have now joined the Thrive community.

We have a well-resourced and spacious learning environment situated in attractive grounds.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 891285


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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).