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Teaching Assistant SEN Team 1-2-1 Support - Term Time

Riverhead Infants' School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2459-145S
  • Posted:11/05/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 20:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


We welcome applications for a full-time Learning Support Assistant, 30 hours a week,  to join our dedicated SEND team.The person we appoint will have a love of working with children and the ability to inspire learning and support development. They will have high expectations of themselves and of children to enable every child to be fully included and to reach their potential, whilst showing initiative and adaptability and be committed to working as a member of a team. 

This is a diverse role, primarily supporting individuals and small groups and may include supporting teaching and learning as a class teaching assistant. It may also include care needs. 

The position will initially be fixed for one year, but may become permanent. An NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification would be desirable.

Please contact the school for further information or we warmly welcome candidates to come and visit us to see our amazing team in action.

We are recruiting as applicants apply therefore an appointment may be made before the close date.

We will offer you:

  • A ‘can do’ culture in which to learn and grow
  • A school where talent is nurtured and encouraged to flourish.
  • A high quality learning environment

The post is a term-time only role and attracts a salary on Kent Range 3 £21,293 pro rata (£14,598 full-time). 

Everyone at Riverhead Infant’s School is committed to safeguarding children. Any offer to successful candidates will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on any shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available on line, which we might want to explore with an applicant at interview. This information will be kept on file for 6 months, in line with data protection procedures.

Information about the school

Riverhead is a three form intake infant school on the outskirts of the town of Sevenoaks. Our eco-friendly sedum-roofed building is set in beautiful grounds enabling our pupils to enjoy their learning both indoors and out. We have received numerous awards for our excellent practice including the School Award for Resilience and Wellbeing. Our school is over-subscribed and well supported by parents and the local community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr. Andrew King
  • Address:Worships Hill, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2AS
  • Telephone: 01732 452475
  • Email: office@riverhead.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01732 457592


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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.