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Class Based Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Portal House School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7067-111S
  • Posted:08/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 (£20,595 to £21,693) Pro-Rata + SEN
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:15/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


 32 hours per week for 39 weeks of the year term time only

Salary: Kent Range 5 Pro-Rata plus SEN Allowance

We wish to appoint enthusiastic, capable and caring Teaching Assistants who will be able to support students with their learning up to GCSE level and help bring positive change to behaviour.


We are looking for confident and skilled Teaching Assistants, with excellent behaviour management and communication skills, to join our friendly school. Experience of working with students who present with challenging behaviour would be an advantage.


The pay is good, the support tremendous, the staff teamwork outstanding and our facilities are modern and fit for purpose. If interested, please contact the school 01304 853 033 or email office@portal-house.kent.sch.uk for an informal chat or arrange a visit to see our awesome school.


Information about the school

Portal House School is a thriving community Special School for Secondary aged students situated in the picturesque village of St Margaret’s at Cliffe, near Dover. All students have either Social, Emotional and Behavioral difficulties or Autism as their primary SEN. Students have roughly national average cognitive ability. Behaviour is their biggest barrier to accessing education. Students are taught the full range of National Curriculum subjects in small year groups classes (Max 7 students per class). The curriculum offer is academic and leads to GCSE and BTEC qualifications in up to 11 subjects. Students are referred to the school by the Local Authority SEN department and offered a “fresh start” to their secondary education in modern, fit for purpose specialist facilities, staff are committed to reversing patterns of failure associated with school and learning.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 853526


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).