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Welfare/Sen Assistant - Part-time

Sandwich Junior School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-2627-81S
  • Posted:01/08/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:September/October 2022
  • App Close Date:01/09/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:12 September 2022


We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to support the work of our SENCo and provide a vital link between home and school. Someone who is positive and keen to make a real difference to children's learning and well-being; providing support to pupils and/or their parents to help resolve difficulties at an early stage.

We are also looking for someone with good administrative skills- who is able to work with a range of colleagues and outside agencies to organise and plan for the variety of meetings and information that we require to support our pupils with SEN.

The successful candidate will be part of an excellent and talented team; working under the direction of the SENCo and will also benefit from being part of our friendly and happy school. We look forward to welcoming you.

Working hours will be 3 days (19.5 hours) per week, term time only 08.30 – 16.00

Please see job description for full details of the duties.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children all applications are subject to two written references and DBS checks.

Information about the school

Sandwich Junior is a two form entry school, who currently have 212 pupils on roll. We are fortunate to have extensive grounds, which include two large playgrounds, a gardening area, outdoor music equipment, an Orchard and a full size Labyrinth to aid mindfulness and reflection. The school has a strong set of Core Values which underpin everything we do. Our location in the centre of Sandwich, Kent means we serve families from the town and the wider area. We received an Outstanding grading in our most recent Ofsted inspection (May 2022). We have a friendly, dedicated staff who work seamlessly together as a team, ensuring every child reaches their own personal excellence through a focus on quality first teaching and pastoral support. As a team we are dedicated to providing every child, family and staff member with rich opportunities as we encourage them to develop their own personal excellence be that academic, sporting or artistic.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 614755


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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.