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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Temporary

Sandwich Infant School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-2626-56S
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:£19,428.00 - £19,640.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:February 2023
  • App Close Date:09/02/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20th February 2023


We have a vacancy for a 1:1 Teaching Assistant here with us at Sandwich Infant School linked to high needs funding. This is a temporary position for a February 2023 start, until July 2023.  

You will work alongside a strong team of teachers and teaching assistants in a Reception classroom, supporting a child with SEMH and Communication and Interaction needs. You will be delivering interventions around these needs, as well as supporting the child’s engagement in lessons. 

Experience of working with children with a range of Communication and Interaction, and SEMH needs would be beneficial, but not essential.  A flexible approach is essential as well as initiative and the ability to take forward ideas.

This position is Monday-Friday, term time only, 8:45am to 3:00pm. (26.25 hours per week). The job is linked to high needs funding, and will therefore be a temporary position, until July 2023.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 9th February 2023. We welcome visits to the school prior to application.

Interviews will take place w/c: 20/2/23

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the children in our care. This appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and suitable references. All candidates will have a social media check.  

Information about the school

Sandwich Infant School is a two-form entry school housed in a Victorian building. We enjoy close links with the community, the church, local nurseries and Sandwich Junior School. We are part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk) and are a member of the STAR (Sandwich Town and Rural) Alliance.

Sandwich Infant School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. We will also need to conduct social media checks at the point of application. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 613358


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.