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Intervention Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Chilmington Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2093-65S
  • Posted:18/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (£19293 FTE)
  • Start Date:ASAP - subject to DBS being returned
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC - subject to references being returned


Chilmington Green Primary School are growing! Therefore we have vacancies for Intervention Teaching Assistants. This is an integral role in school to support individuals and small groups of children across the school including in our Specialist Resource Provision.

The SRP at Chilmington Green is a specialist provision to support pupils with ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) and has places for up to14 children. Within this provision, each pupil has an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP) 

Find out more about what life is like as a Teaching Assistant in The Stour Academy Trust.

The ideal candidates will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable with good literacy and numeracy skills. Previous experience of working with children with educational needs is desirable but above all, we would like someone with a calm and positive approach to working with children with varying levels of special educational needs. We are fully committed to ensuring that pupils within this area of special need are integrated as fully as possible into our schools and that they feel as highly valued as all other pupils.

This can be a challenging position, but equally very rewarding. The successful applicant will be joining a well established and forward thinking team of professionals, supported by the wider Trust

We strive to be diverse and inclusive & a place where we can all be ourselves. As a Trust we are committed to improving our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We believe inclusion for our children starts with inclusion for our adults. We believe we’ll do better by our children if our staff come from different backgrounds and we create an environment of inclusion and belonging for all.

The roles are:

  • Term time only working, Monday to Friday
  • 30 hours per week 
  • Pro rata'd KR3 salary = approximately £13,167 gross (38 weeks per year + 5 weeks holiday pay)

This roles are attached to funding and therefore offered as a temporary contract, it is subject to review in July 2023. The likelihood is that the roles will extend. 

Due to a high volume of applicants we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

For more information about Chilmington Green Primary School please visit our website and Facebook pages:

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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.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

Information about the school

Chilmington Green Primary School is a large primary school on the new Chilmington Green development in Ashford.

It is operating as a one form entry school for children of primary age (4–11-year-olds), with the exception of Reception and year 1, which allows two forms of entry, allowing for 60 Year R pupils to join the school each year. The newly opened school nursery now inhabits a dedicated space for up to 26 nursery aged children (2, 3 and 4-year-olds) per session and also includes a Specialist Resource Provision for up to 14 pupils who have an Education Health Care Plan for Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

At full capacity, the school has sufficient space to offer 420 primary school places to children in the local area and has 14 classrooms, a library, nurture room, multi-use games area plus a large hall and sports field available to hire by the community.

The school is a member of The Stour Academy Trust, a forwarding thinking Multi Academy Trust of primary schools that are transforming that way that children learn in order to better prepare them for the 21st century.

For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.chilmingtongreen.kent.sch.uk

For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.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.