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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

St Nicholas' School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7063-126S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3 & SEN allowance
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


At St Nicholas School we are looking to appoint an outstanding and highly motivated individual to join our dedicated, experienced and skilled team of support staff within our primary and secondary departments.  The successful applicants will have proven ability to work to their own initiative and be able to demonstrate a commitment towards children.

Our school offers a valuable development opportunity for the successful candidate to learn from expert colleagues and make a significant contribution and impact within the school.  Your ideas, opinions and contribution will be valued and you will be encouraged to use your many talents to the full.  The post is supporting children with additional needs to overcome a range of barriers to learning and to help promote their social, emotional and personal development.

Applications are invited from individuals who have at least NVQ2/GCSE Maths and English, great communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team and a good sense of humour!

St Nicholas school and all it personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure for the DBS.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Previous applicants need not apply.



Information about the school

St Nicholas School is an SEN school with 355 pupils on role aged 4-19 years. We are a friendly and caring school situated in the historic city of Canterbury. St Nicholas operates on a number of sites and works closely with partner schools and Canterbury College to provide a wide range of opportunities for all its pupils. St Nicholas is also the base for the Outreach team of teachers who support children with special needs in mainstream schools.

The staff are professional, enthusiastic, dedicated and strive to provide all pupils with the best possible education.

St Nicholas works closely with parents and carers to ensure the needs of all pupils are met. Pupils at St Nicholas achieve well and make good progress. We have some excellent specialist resources and facilities and we are very proud of our school community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Richard Dalton
  • Address:Holm Oak Close, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3JJ
  • Telephone: (01227) 464316
  • Email: recruitment@stns.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.