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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-69S
  • Posted:24/11/2022
  • Pay:VIAT 2, £10,078, pro rata to £20,100
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/01/2023 at 11:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Are you passionate about SEND and seeking a part-time rewarding career opportunity?

This could be the perfect position for you.

23.5 hours per week, term time only. 

We are excited to be able to appoint an additional effective and motivated individual to join our experienced and supportive team.

This person will be seeking to work with pupils with SEND, and have a good understanding of Autism.

The ideal candidate will be able to think on their feet; working both independently and as part of the team, who is looking for a role that could grow and develop over time through excellent professional development.

You would need to be calm and kind, able to take initiative and work flexibly.

The role is suited to someone who is creative and is able to build on the excellent practice already in place when supporting pupils with SEND and enable them to achieve their potential and work as independently as possible across the curriculum.

This contract will be temporary for the duration of the High Needs Funding.

What we offer 

  • A friendly and inclusive team who are supportive of one another and focused on well-being.
  • A part-time daily position term – time only.
  • Fantastic pupils who want to learn.
  • Opportunities and support for career development that includes coaching.
  • The chance to work across schools as part of our small and friendly Academy Trust.

We warmly invite visits to our school to see how we work and to find out more about the role.

To apply, click on the link below to download a copy of our application form and email to: hrviat@viat.org.uk

Please visit our website for more information on the school: www.kingshill.viat.org.uk 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 03033030000 option 5
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.uk
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.