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Teaching Assistant - Reflection/Alternative Curriculum Provision - Term Time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-180S
  • Posted:30/11/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:31/01/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Salary KR3 £16,240 p.a (Pro-rata to £19,293 p.a.)

37 Hours per Week 08.30 – 16.30 - Term Time Only (38 weeks)


The Abbey School invites applications for the post of Teaching Assistant to work within the school’s Alternative Curriculum Provision and Reflection classroom to support some of our most vulnerable students.  Minimum requirements are GCSE English and Maths C Grade or equivalent.

Experience, of working with vulnerable students is an advantage, but most valued is the enthusiasm to support and motivate young people and the ability to act as a positive role model. As part of this role you will deal with challenging students, and would need to be strict on discipline, but demonstrate a firm but fair approach.  You would need support and motivate the students and help them develop the skills required for adult life. We are seeking candidates who will be a positive role model and have excellent listening, communication, organisational and literacy skills, and have the ability to communicate with students, parents and staff at all levels.

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. The Abbey School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students.

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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.