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

Folkestone St Mary's CEP Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3349-181S
  • Posted:31/01/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 to 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are looking to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic, proactive and energetic Teaching Assistant to come and work at our wonderful school. We need an individual who has a passion for ensuring all children flourish and a desire to make a difference. You will enjoy working in a fast paced environment, love working within a supportive team and be confident to support children individually.

We would love to accept applications from those with a passion for supporting children with SEND and with knowledge and experience of ASC and Speech, Language & Communication needs. The successful candidate will need to be able to support learning through practical activities and play, both inside the classroom and in the outdoors.

If you want to work in a setting where all staff are given the opportunity to flourish and make a difference to young people and where growth is the focus for all members of the community and where there is opportunity to try different roles and bring your own unique ideas to children's lives, then you might just have found the perfect place to work. Our school is simply wonderful - extensive grounds, a thriving Forest School and pond area and we are really close to the beach. Who can ask for a better place to be? Check us out here: https://www.stmarysfolkestone.com/

We are a happy school with happy staff and wonderful children with the aim of ensuring everyone flourishes. If you are passionate about children, have a sense of humour and high expectations of yourself and others and a creative and curious mindset, then please come and see us.

The role will be for 30 hours per week, term time only and this is a fixed term contract for one year with an immediate start, this will be reviewed at the end of the fixed term.

Information about the school

St. Mary's C. of E. Primary Academy is a wonderful school providing education for pupils aged 3 to 11 years. Come and see for yourself and find out how you can join our amazing team.

St. Mary's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to a DBS check and two satisfactory references.

Shortlisting will take place immediately. Applicants will only be notified if they are shortlisted for the position.

Job Contact Information

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.