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SEN Teaching Assistants Linked to High Needs Funding - Fixed Term - Term Time

Newlands Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-2010-118S
  • Posted:19/01/2023
  • Pay:Spot point £20,279 p/a (pro rata to £11,483)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:03/02/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:8th Feb


Are you committed to putting the needs of pupils first? Have you got what it takes to become part of our team? If so, come and join us in ‘Creating New Futures’.

Newlands Primary School has an opportunity to appoint Teaching Assistants to support SEN pupils and help them to realise their potential. We are seeking to employ enthusiastic, flexible team players to join our dedicated staff team.

The role will involve implementing programmes of support designed especially to meet pupils’ individual needs which can range from behaviour and communication to social and emotional needs and involve a child’s development and learning. You would be an integral part of the Special Educational Needs Team and we work closely with outside organisations to create personal plans for each pupil. 

The successful candidates will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace challenges. Whilst experience with SEN is highly desirable, we require passionate, enthusiastic and inspirational individuals. Full training and support is given to all of our staff.

We are offering positions on a term time only basis. Requests for part-time or reduced hours will be considered. 

Salary for the role is a spot point salary, paying above the Kent Range of £20,271 pro rata to the working hours

The post is currently fixed term to the 31st August 2022 as it is dependent on High Needs Funding.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.  Any offer made to the successful candidate for the post will be conditional subject to relevant checks in line with safeguarding, and subject to two satisfactory references.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our school to meet our happy and friendly group of staff and children. To arrange a visit please contact the school office.

Information about the school

Newlands Primary School - Creating New Futures.

Children should be excited for the future. Our aim is to equip our pupils with the knowledge and skills necessary for them to achieve their full potential, and empower them to have dreams and aspirations which they can go on to realise.

Newlands is a large primary school with spacious classrooms and excellent facilities. Our staff are committed to providing an inclusive education that meets the diverse needs of all pupils effectively. Newlands is a GOOD school - Ofsted inspection May 2017.

We are committed to a strict Safeguarding Policy and all our staff are subject to an advanced DBS disclosure check and a Staff Disqualification Check before commencing employment.

Situated in Ramsgate, we are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) with schools across the South-East. We have extensive opportunities to collaborate with four other TKAT primary schools in Thanet and can offer a wide range of development and leadership opportunities across the academy trust.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 585889


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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 Education.