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SEN Associate Teacher - Fixed Term

Oakfield Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-3914-165S
  • Posted:29/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:14 October 2022

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Oakfield Primary Academy is looking to recruit a SEN Teaching Assistant to work in the ARC  - the school’s ASD SRP (Specialist Resource Provision) and join their staff on a fixed term contract until 31 August 2023. 

The position is full time, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only.  Kent Range 3, £19,293 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £14,265 based on 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.  

We are looking for some who has good SEN experience, especially working with pupils with ASD - someone who is good with behaviours, robust and can think on their feet when dealing with children who exhibit challenging behaviour. They will be able to work on 1:1 level with pupils as well as supporting small groups of pupils who require guidance and strategies to understand academic and behavioural expectations to participate in mainstream teaching wherever possible. 

At Oakfield Primary Academy, we are an accredited IQM Flagship school, which recognises and celebrates our highly inclusive ethos. Oakfield are dedicated to providing a high-quality education for all pupils and we support the needs of all individuals in our care. If you would like to work in a friendly and dynamic team, have experience of working with children with ASD and have the drive and dedication to build on your skills, we would love to hear from you. 

We have recently been judged with a solid good in Ofsted; this is the type of school you could be joining:

  • A strong sense of community fills this inclusive school
  • Staff have high expectations of the pupils and expect them to work hard
  • Adults are strong role models
  • Staff are proud to work here and pupils love to learn here
  • Leaders and staff have worked incredibly hard to improve the school since its last inspection
  • ‘There is a real team feeling – we are Team Purple.’
  • Teachers know their pupils well
  • Pupils feel that they will leave school remembering motivational teachers and visitors, that diversity is celebrated, and that they have been treated as individuals: ‘It’s OK to be me!

The Galaxy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Galaxy Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Information about the school

The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Fleetdown Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Galaxy Trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Equality. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hayley Clive
  • Address:Dartford, Dartford, Kent, DA1 3DZ
  • Telephone: 07444035771
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.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.