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Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant - Full Time - Term Time

The Llewellyn School , Birchington

  • Ref:KCC886-6143-27S
  • Posted:08/08/2022
  • Pay:£16286.25
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/08/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:15/08/2022 onwards


SEN Teaching assistant -

Job type – Full-time contract after probationary period. Term Time

Hours - Monday to Friday 8.30- 3.30 pm (4.00pm) on a Wednesday for staff meetings

We are looking for - An experienced SEN teaching assistant to support pupils with SEN.


Key requirements:

Full driving licence

Experience of working in a SEN environment

Competency in English, Maths and IT

Proactive, creative and innovative

Flexible, engaging and adaptable

References will be taken and followed up and successful applicants will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

 Would you like to be part of our committed/inspiring/dedicated team in a small child-centred school rated Good by Ofsted?

We are looking for a full-time Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant with experience to work with pupils who have learning difficulties, behavioural problems or physical/sensory disabilities. You will need to have a sense of humour, a good imagination, creativity and a positive approach to problem solving.

Being a SEN TA is both challenging and rewarding and the role is likely to vary hugely on a day to day basis. The tasks which a SEN TA carries out can include:

  • Assist teacher with learning activities and ensuring health and safety and safe working environment to enable pupils to meet their learning targets.
  • Preparing materials, equipment and lessons
  • Assessing the individual learning needs of pupils
  • Evaluating and reporting pupils’ progress to teachers, carers, healthcare professionals and anybody else who helps them
  • Positively managing challenging behaviour and dealing with difficult situations
  • Supervising activities such as trips locally.

Successful candidates will

  • Have a good standard of general education together with good numeracy and literacy skills
  •  Have an appropriate qualification in SEND or previous experience of working with children with a disabilities/ challenging behaviours.
  • Have the skills of empathy, initiative, being part of a team, motivation, innovation, resilience, reliability and honesty.
  • Use basic technology i.e. computer, smart board,photocopier
  • Have experience of working with children who have a disability
  • Be committed to working within a team to deliver the best possible outcomes for children
  • Have excellent communication skills.


Information about the school

Llewellyn School is a small independent School based in Quex Park, which is expanding. We are proud to be able to provide each pupil with a high level of support, alongside individual curriculum plans.

We offer an holistic approach to learning with highly trained staff. Llewellyn School is an inspirational School where children with disabilities receive an enriched education. Our fabulous team strive to ensure all pupils are empowered, able to participate, excel and be proud of everything they achieve.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sara Llewellyn
  • Address:The Llewellyn School , Park Lane, Quex Park, Birchington, Kent, CT7 0BB
  • Telephone: 01843 845033
  • Email: ls.headteacher@gmail.com


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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.