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1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Stowting CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3159-63S
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (£19,293 pro rata)
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 22:00
  • Interviews:10th October 2022


30 hrs per week, 8:50am - 3.20pm, term time only. 

To start  As soon as possible 2022.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team from October onwards, working specifically with a child in lower key Stage 2 who has Special Educational Needs.

We are a small school who have a very friendly, committed body of staff, who work well together to provide the best education and care for our pupils. We can offer the successful candidate the opportunity to spend every day with keen, friendly pupils and dedicated staff. It is a position in which you could really make a difference to this delightful and engaging pupil.

The special person we seek will be driven by a genuine desire to break down barriers for children who have Special Educational needs and to ensure that they are not educationally disadvantaged or socially isolated as a result of their SEN needs.

The candidate we seek is/has: 

  • Experience in supporting the inclusion, learning and development of children with Special Educational Needs - experience of working with a child who has concentration difficulties would be a particular advantage.
  • Determined to provide the very best outcomes for the children they work with.
  • Able to maintain positive behaviour and strong relationships with pupils and colleagues.
  • Has effective communication skills.
  • Knows how to support children’s Reading, Writing and Maths knowledge and skills effectively.
  • Able to work closely with class teachers to promote learning and achievement.
  • Supervise children at more unstructured times of the school day, engaging them in games and social skills activities.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to take on board advice in order to develop further their skills

We offer:

  • A supportive, friendly and hard-working staff team.
  • A school committed to providing the highest standards of pastoral care and learning opportunities.
  • Well-behaved, motivated and happy children. 
  • A full induction. 

Closing Date: Friday 7th October 2022

We warmly invite, and strongly encourage you to visit our school.

To book a visit, please contact Suzi Ciccone, Office Manager by email at: office@stowting.kent.sch.uk or telephone 01303 862375 to arrange a visit.

Applications are reviewed on receipt and we reserve the right to close this advert earlier than the published closing date should suitable applications be received. Early application is encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and proof of all qualifications and training.

Information about the school

Stowting C.E.P. School is a delightful school situated in the quiet countryside, nestled below Stone Street (B2068) and perfectly located between Canterbury, Folkestone and Ashford.

Our talented and dedicated members of staff provide a learning environment that seeks to engage and challenge our children, not only to achieve their potential, but to develop a thirst for learning which allows them to flourish and become inspired to be the best they can possibly be. Our intent is to help our children grow into adaptable, confident young people who are resilient independent learners with inquiring minds and a ‘can do’ attitude, coupled with humility and kindness as promoted through our Christian Values of Peace, Trust, Friendship, Forgiveness and Thankfulness.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 862375


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