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Teaching Assistant - Chantry Community Academy - Term Time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-189-S
  • Posted:05/12/2022
  • Pay:KR3 - £14,202 per annum
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:15/12/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teaching Assistant at Chantry Community Academy

Salary: Kent Range 3 £14,202 per annum

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Required: January 2023

Chantry Community Academy are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced teaching assistant to join our established team providing support to pupils with additional needs.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will follow a programme of study clearly defined by the SENCO and work alongside teaching and other appropriate staff dependent on the nature of the particular needs of the pupils, this will include supporting in class / supporting groups.  The ability to support children on a 1:1 basis would be an advantage.

Chantry Community Academy is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions. As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

We encourage applications from those who may not meet all elements of the person specification, as the Trust are keen advocates of staff training and development.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive; 

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Chantry Community Academy https://youtu.be/2NPdCwhIStQ

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is commitment to safeguarding.  All of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

For more information on the Skills for Life Trust please visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk.

Closing Date: 15th December 2022.  We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted and encouraged. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

We are also dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.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.