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Nurture and 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2161-125S
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 20th July


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant (Nurture TA) to work with pupils who experience a range of needs and challenges (social, emotional and behavioural) and also to provide individual support for a pupil on a bespoke curriculum. 

The successful applicant will help maintain a safe, stimulating and nurturing learning environment that will inspire our pupils and ensure that barriers to learning are reduced so that they can achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will work within our school’s pastoral team to deliver provisions, support inclusion and ensure that every child achieves their full potential.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be personable and form strong relationships with colleagues and pupils
  • Be positive in their outlook and be determined to help children to succeed
  • Take direction while showing the initiative to adapt learning to give pupils a rich learning experience
  • Be comfortable working with pupils on a 1:1 basis and in small groups
  • Be comfortable working with pupils of all ages within our primary school
  • Have a high level of spelling, punctuation, grammar and mathematics to support pupils across the primary age range (holding GCSE C grade in English and Maths or equivalent grade/qualification)
  • Be patient, calm and nurturing with children with complex behaviours and learning needs
  • Actively engage in research, deepening your understanding of how children learn and how you can support them in their progress
  • Have demonstrable experience in supporting children with complex needs

The post is fixed-term until the end of August 2023 when the funding allocation will be reviewed. The contract is for 26 - 28 hours per week (to be agreed) for 38 weeks per year. The salary is pro rata on Kent Range 5, starting at £20.,595  pro rata

If you would like to find out more about the role or arrange a visit to the school, please call us on 01622 743596.




Information about the school

Boughton Monchelsea Primary is a one form entry, oversubscribed school set in spacious, attractive grounds on the outskirts of Maidstone. Parts of the building date from 1850, but the school has been updated over the years to incorporate a purpose-built Infant Block, indoor swimming pool, ICT suite and hall. We have extensive outdoor learning areas, including our own wood where we hold Forest School sessions in the summer.

We have a skilled and experienced staff and well-motivated, friendly children. Our school prides itself on its caring, supportive ethos, which encourages children to achieve excellence in all that they do. Staff development is a key priority at our school, and we encourage staff to take advantage of a range of CPD opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741405


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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).