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SEND Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

St Botolph's CE Primary School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-5210-98S
  • Posted:24/11/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:3rd January 2023
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 5th December 2022


Would you like the opportunity to work in a lovely, friendly primary school with a wonderful community feel and strong Christian Ethos?

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled, enthusiastic and supportive Teaching Assistant to provide individual support for a Reception year pupil with an Education Health Care Plan and to be part of our EYFS Team.

Experience of supporting children with additional needs is preferable.

If successful, the position would be linked to the named pupil attending the school and would end if the pupil leaves St Botolph’s.

You must have a good standard of education, be able to communicate effectively with adults and children and use your initiative.

In return, St Botolph’s can offer you:

  • well behaved and motivated children who are willing to learn;
  • the support of a good and hardworking staff team and governors;
  • a well-resourced, vibrant school;
  • a creative curriculum;
  • a range of opportunities for professional development.

The school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Information about the school

St Botolph's Church of England Primary School is a warm and friendly primary school located in Northfleet, Kent, which is always popular and oversubscribed. The school promotes a positive Christian ethos, behaviour is very good and there is a strong sense of community across all aspects of school life.

We currently have 14 classes that serve pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 years. Our pupils do well in school and we pride ourselves on developing the well-being and creativity of every child through after-school clubs, a creative curriculum and a strong Christian ethos. We benefit from attractive grounds and some new buildings.

The school operates as part of the Aletheia Academies Trust. The governing body is relatively small but has good levels of expertise.

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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.