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

St Michael's RC Primary School , Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-3712-48S
  • Posted:28/03/2023
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:26/04/2023





I came so that you may have life, life in all its fullness” John 10:10


St Michael’s Catholic Primary School is a Catholic family of faith following the teachings of Christ. We strive to create an environment where all members of our school community respect the values of:  Church, Independence, Resilience, Caring, Learning and Enjoyment for all.  Belief in these values will nurture all as individuals and instil in them the confidence to meet their full potential, providing them with the best grounding for their future place in an ever-changing world.


To support the school in the learning and welfare of children to ensure they attain the educational , emothional and social targets set under their group/ individual educational programmes.

To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own by, for example:

  • Understanding of Educational Health Care Plans (EHCPs) and supporting children to work towards their targets. 
  • Understanding of supporting early communication needs, using intensive interaction techniques.
  • Understanding of safeguarding and following individual school-based plans and risk assessments
  • Ensure the continued safety and wellbeing of children during breaks and lunchtimes in the dining areas, playgrounds and other parts of the school premises.
  • Manage the children’s lunches by promoting good social skills, manners and cleanliness.
  • Engage children in developmental play at break and lunch times.
  • Provide welfare support to children, including first aid duties within personal level of expertise.

Information about the school

St Michaels RC Primary School is a two form entry school in Medway, with 452 pupils on roll. We were rated Good by Ofsted in November 2019. Our Catholic ethos is central to all that we do, we promote our school CIRCLE values which are in keeping with our distinct catholic nature. We have a strong inclusive and supportive ethos. We have a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children. We serve a diverse multi-cultural community and celebrate the richness that this brings to school life.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 1634832578

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.