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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-200S
  • Posted:07/12/2022
  • Pay:VIAT 2 - £9,649 pro rata to £19,100
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/01/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday, 12 January 2023


Hours: 5 days a week, 1.30 – 6pm, TTO plus SDDs (22.5 hrs per week)

Contract: Temporary linked to High Needs Funding

We are looking for a special person to work alongside a delightful Year 3 child who has well managed Type 1 Diabetes.

This is what the child would like from her 1:1 TA:

  • Help me be independent and have freedom
  • Be friendly
  • Be confidential about my needs
  • Help me manage my diabetes sensitively so that I don’t miss out on my learning.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who is good at learning new skills, can work as part of a team and support learning in the classroom.  Full diabetic medical training and support would be given by the Diabetic Nurse, the school SENCO and the job share partner.

If you think you have what it takes to help us give our children the very best education, please contact Mrs Terrie Hennon, Office Manager, to arrange a visit to the school or complete the application.

Download a copy of our application form and send to Mrs Hennon:  t.hennon@eastborough.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

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough is a two-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space, with a forest school, and well-equipped sports and play areas. There are many extra-curricular activities on offer and bespoke spaces for music and ICT.

East Borough prides itself on working together with pupils and parents to ensure every child is encouraged to aim high. They are pleased to have achieved the Silver Sports Award and the Eco Schools Silver Award.

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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.