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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Wickhambreaux CEP School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3130-11S
  • Posted:21/11/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:9th December 2022


We wish to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our supportive friendly team.

The post is a fixed term role linked to a High Needs Funded Child with an EHCP for ASC. The post is for 30 hours each week (term time only) and involves some personal care.

The TA will be based in an EYFS classroom. You will be providing support to groups of children within the class as well as 1:1 support for an individual child.

A knowledge and experience of working children with ASC is preferable as is working in a nursery/EYFS setting. You will work under the guidance of the teacher and SENDCO.

For more information about the post and an informal chat please contact Mrs Lisa Crosbie (headteacher) on 01227 721300 or email headteacher@wickhambreaux.kent.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Barred List check.
Here at Wickhambreaux, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore, we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Information about the school

Wickhambreaux CEP School is a small rural, village school south of Canterbury. We currently have 118 children on roll divided into 5 classes.

We are a diverse family and are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos. As a school, we value each individual child and strive to provide a dynamic enriched curriculum for all our children within a supportive community where they can reflect and thrive.

We invest in, and nurture, everyone’s unique, God given talents and abilities.

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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.