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Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2037-85S
  • Posted:06/02/2023
  • Pay:£17,154 pro rata to £20,648 FTE
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:23 February 2023


Valley Invicta Academies Trust requires a Full Time Teaching Assistant to join our team at Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes. This role is to provide one to one support within our Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) which makes provision for children with autism, often alongside other complex needs.

This contract will be for 37 hours per week for 38 weeks per year.  This is a temporary role until 31 August 2023 pending a review of SRP pupil numbers.

The ideal candidate will be kind, caring and flexible, with a willingness to learn. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to form positive relationships with children, parents and staff. You will have empathy and resilience in supporting children with complex needs. You will work closely with our staff team and outside agencies to help pupils meet their targets and support them to feel happy and comfortable in school. This might include delivering agreed Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy or other programmes of support. Previous experience working with children with SEND or within an educational setting is beneficial.

For more information about this role please see the job description and person specification. 

Our School

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, state of the art building with outstanding facilities. 

At Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, we believe that children should be curious about their learning.  Through our engaging curriculum, we ensure that children can foster a passion for learning that will help to develop high aspirations and a lifetime of memories. We believe that children should have access to a well-rounded curriculum; where individual talents can be spotted and nurtured, to ensure that they can all experience success and reach their full potential.

For more information on our school, please visit our website.

Please click the 'apply now' button to complete the application form and submit it to recruitment@viat.org.uk quoting the school and job reference number shown above. 

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

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.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

A copy of the school's Safeguarding Policy may be viewed here

Information about the school

Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes is a one-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, with a Specialist Resource Provision which has a designation for children with ASD, in the heart of the local community.

The school’s modern and spacious facilities sit in a large outdoor space with well-equipped sports and play areas. There are also top of the range IT resources, including a Macbook suite and 90 iPads for pupil use.

Holborough Lakes prides itself on working together with pupils and parents to ensure every child has the ability to reach their full potential. They are pleased to have achieved the Rights Respecting Silver Award and the Kent School Award for Resilience.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR
  • Address:Pollyfield Close, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5GR
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.uk


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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.