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SEN Teacher Assistant 12.5 Hours Per Week - Part-time

Harrietsham CEP School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3067-131S
  • Posted:07/02/2023
  • Pay:KR3 pro rata
  • Start Date:17th April 2023 or sooner
  • App Close Date:06/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:9th March


We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic SEND Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking and supportive team. This role involves working 1:1 and in small groups with Key Stage 1 children. The role will be linked to higher needs funding.

The successful candidate will be required to work 12.5 hours a week, term time only; ideally the hours would be spread across all weekdays.

Previous experience of working with children with special educational needs is desirable.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • experience of working with children with Autism Spectrum Condition
  • a passion to see every child fulfilling their potential
  • experience in delivering interventions and working closely with the Specialist Teaching Service
  • effective time management and an ability to work on their own initiative
  • good organisational skills, strong communication skills and the ability to contribute to and work as part of a team
  • a positive attitude and the ability to look on the bright side of things


It is desirable but not essential to have:

  • an understanding of TOF
  • a sound knowledge of early childhood development.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; please contact Mrs Lisa Thomas in the school office (office@harrietsham.kent.sch.uk) to make an appointment.

Harrietsham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.


Information about the school

Our Vision Statement

‘Nurtured we Flourish’ We are a warm, welcoming and inclusive school rooted in our rural community. Like the mustard seed we grew from tiny beginnings and our branches are now spread wide –providing support and taking our values beyond the school gates. All those in our community feel safe and nurtured - able to flourish and grow academically, spiritually, emotionally and physically to achieve their full God-given potential.

Harrietsham Church of England Primary School is a friendly, village school set in beautiful countryside in the heart of the community. We are expanding to 2 form entry and are nearly fully grown! We pride ourselves on the achievements of all our pupils - we are a school where everyone works together putting children at the heart of everything we do. We welcome pupils and staff of all faiths and none and our vision and values of Love, Forgiveness and Fellowship guide our everyday actions.

Our new extension, which opened in 2021, houses classrooms, an activity room and offices and we have extensive grounds including a nature garden and field with large scale play equipment. Outdoor learning is really important to us. We have supportive parents and an active PTFA and Governing Body. We maintain close links with the church and local community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 859372


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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.