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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-7031-64S
  • Posted:01/12/2022
  • Pay:Grade D2 point 4 - £21,189 FTE+ SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/01/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Grade – D2  point 4  - £21,189  FTE + SEN Allowance  (pro rata Salary £15,268 per annum, depending on relevant continuous service) 

Contracted Hours 28.75 per week - 8.45 am - 3.15 pm Monday - Friday, 39 weeks per year  

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of Academies in Greenwich, Kent & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs. We enjoy a range of specialist facilities and additional therapy support along with outdoor learning spaces and sensory play rooms.

Danecourt are expanding and therefore we have exciting opportunities  for committed teaching assistants, with some previous experience, to come and join our friendly staff team.

We are looking for a teaching assistants who:

*Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an aspect of child care or SEND practice

*Some experience of working with pupils with specific SEND needs including ASD

*Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C)

*Willingness to provide personal care and hygiene to children as required

*Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative

*A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner.

As an employee of the Maritime Trust you can expect:

*a positive working environment

*national terms and conditions

*tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities

*a generous package of staff benefits.

Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about our school can be found on our website - https://www.danecourtschool.com/

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway . Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills. We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties and autism.

At Danecourt our mission is support all pupils to become “STARS” -

S - Self reliant T - Team Players A - Aspirational R - Resilient S - Successful

This is facilitated through pupils receiving a personalised curriculum that is tailored to meet their individual specific needs. The highly trained staff team maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families/carers and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils' needs and as a result, pupils make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Danecourt community and working with us, telephone the school and make an appointment to come and meet some of the pupils and staff and to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

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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.