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SEND Teaching Assistant / Family Liaison Officer - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Hunton CEP School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3323-75S
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:KR4/5 Term Time only 30 hours per week
  • Start Date:1st January 2023
  • App Close Date:04/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:12th. October 2022


Hunton CE Primary School is a unique place to be, having a caring ethos where everyone is valued and a strong working partnership with parents, governors and the community in a semi-rural setting.

We are looking for a SEND Teaching Assistant / Family Liaison Officer to work with pupils with special educational needs, parents and other professionals, assist with attendance issues, and lead our Clubs programme. A caring approach and a good sense of humour are essential. Job share applications will be considered and the contract of employment will be 30 hours per week for a fixed term of 2 years. 

We work together and support one another to be the very best we can be to the benefit of our children and families and are united by a strong sense of community. We are charged with preparing our pupils for life, enabling them to approach the challenges beyond primary school with confidence, enthusiasm and respect.

If you share in this vision and are keen to play a full part in the further development of our wonderful school, and who is passionate about enabling every child to have high aspirations you would be joining a dedicated staff who enjoy coming to school each day.  Our children have a sense of wonder, are enthusiastic learners and a pleasure to teach. They want a happy, passionate, Teaching Assistant to give them the best possible early learning opportunities.

Join us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment with our Christian ethos and values for everyone. At Hunton, all members of our learning community strive to achieve excellence together. Through our four Christian values of compassion, joy, perseverance and respect, we provide a safe, nurturing environment rooted in Christian beliefs.

Relationships matter to us and we will meet all interested candidates individually. Please contact us to arrange a visit with our Headteacher after school as we would love to meet you.

Closing date:  Mid day Tuesday 4th October 2022

Interviews:  Wednesday 12th. October 2022

Start date: 1st. January 2023

Information about the school

An extract from our latest Ofsted report of May 2021: "Pupils really enjoy being at school. They love to learn and are confident that staff will protect and nurture them. The close-knit school community helps to ensure that teachers know each child well. Pupils work and play happily with each other throughout the school".

We are a Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School. The school currently has 101 pupils taught in 4 year groups comprising R; 1 and 2; 3 and 4; 5 and 6. The PAN is currently 15.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Howard Hawes
  • Address:Bishops Lane, Hunton, Maidstone , Kent, ME15 0SJ
  • Telephone: (01622) 820360
  • Email: office@hunton.kent.sch.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.