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1:1 HNF Teaching Assistant - Borden CE Primary School - Fixed Term

Our Community Multi Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F81-70-S
  • Posted:19/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:06/09/2022

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This is a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated, highly motivated and skilled person to join the school team at Borden Church of England Primary School which is part of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced 1:1 teaching assistant to join the school’s successful and supportive team. This role may be suitable for someone who has experience in working with children with SEND and is looking for a new challenge however we encourage anyone to apply who feels they have the necessary skills and abilities to fulfil the role.

Borden Church of England Primary School is one of ten schools within Our Community Multi Academy Trust. We are a primary school with 128 pupils on our roll and are situated in a rural location on the outskirts of Sittingbourne.  We have mixed year classes and an experienced and welcoming team. We pride ourselves on our caring, friendly and inclusive environment. We put children first and aim to bring out the very best in every individual.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust believe that our people are our biggest asset.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in an excellent school and to contribute to its growth and development
  • Students who enjoy learning
  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
  • A supportive and committed board of trustees
  • Work within a growing Trust who fully believe in the professional development of their staff.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Ideally be suitably qualified and have previous experience of working with children with SEND
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Be keen to work as part of a team and to be flexible in their approach to daily routine
  • Have the ability to plan and organise their time and work independently
  • Be capable of working alongside and with the class teacher
  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

Our Community MAT is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applications to be made via Kent Teach.

For further information about the role, please contact Josie Boland, via telephone on 01795 472593 or via email at offuce@borden.kent.sch.uk

Information about the trust

At the heart of Our Community Multi Academy Trust’s vision is a belief in educational excellence enabling all children to develop and thrive academically, socially, culturally and spiritually in the safest environments possible.

We believe that it takes an entire educational community to prepare every child to be the model citizens of tomorrow by equipping our children with the key skills and attributes required for an ever-evolving global society.

Children are at the front and centre of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. A child gets one chance of a primary education. Our role is to ensure that our children make the most of every opportunity by enabling our schools to aspire to and achieve the highest standards of education and care.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust is a church majority MAT comprising four Church of England Primary schools; two small village primary schools; a 1 form entry primary school; a 1.5 form entry primary school; a 3-form entry infant school; and a 3-form entry junior school. The Acorns Centre, a specialist resource provision for children with speech and language difficulties is shared by the infant and junior school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Rannard
  • Address:C/O Lynsted & Norton Primary School,
    Lynsted Lane,
    ME9 0RL
  • Telephone: 07591 203164
  • Email: trusthr@ocmat.org.uk



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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.