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Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Shenstone School, Crayford

  • Ref:KCC303-7001-69S
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:£16,110 (Actual Salary)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:17/10/2022

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Post Title                                  Teaching Assistant

Post Location                            Shenstone School

Contract Type:                          Permanent

                                                30 hours per week (9.00 a.m. – 3.45 p.m.)

                                                39 weeks per year (term time only + plus training days)

Grade:                                      Bexley 05 (£12.03 per hour)

Salary:                                      £22,575 (full-time equivalent)

                                                £16,110 (Actual salary)

Post Start Date:                         ASAP

Prospective Candidate Tour:     We would love to show you around our amazing school and a tour is planned for the 3rd October at 1:45p.m. If this is something you would like to do, please book a space via hr@shenstone-tkat.org

Closing Date:                            9th October 2022

Interview Date:                         17th October 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring, resilient and reliable candidates to join our fantastic dedicated team at Shenstone School.  If you are looking for a challenge and are able to support and encourage our amazing pupils with SEND to achieve their full potential in our specialist school setting, then we would welcome your application.  The achievements of our pupils are extraordinary and will give you a sense of achievement when they make progress, however small.  Teaching Assistants support pupils with behavioural needs which vary from child to child so you will need to be both confident and resilient in working with challenging behaviour. 

 

Information about the school

In addition to our increasingly expanding Primary School, in September 2022 we also opened a Secondary provision too. We are very excited to now be able to offer pupils our amazing values, ethos, standards and facilities throughout their education. Shenstone School is one school based across three sites (Crayford, Sidcup and Belvedere) and we pride ourselves on making children happy and ensure that learning is made fun. Shenstone School is a school for pupils with severe, and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. We are committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of all our pupils, staff and parents/carers and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”.

We are very proud of Shenstone School and we are thrilled to have achieved: The Wellbeing Award for Schools, Outstandingly Happy School status, Move Centre of Excellence Award, National Online Safety Certified School status and we are also an accredited Arts Award Centre. We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives in order to maintain and improve services for both pupils and staff.

Staff at Shenstone School can access the following benefits: excellent Induction and probation processes, comprehensive in-house training, competitive pension scheme, employees counselling services, vaccination programmes, on-site mental health first aid team and various other wellbeing and social activities. We also operate our Sharing Shenstone scheme (our own food bank) and we have an initiative called Rainbow Friday where on the first Friday of every month, staff and pupils are invited to dress in non-uniform in order to start the month off brightly.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Georgia Bissett
  • Address:94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZ
  • Telephone: 01322 524145
  • Email: hr@shenstone-tkat.org

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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.