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SEN Associate Teacher / One to One Associate Teacher / One to Two Associate Teacher (Teaching Assistants) - Fixed Term

Temple Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2657-276S
  • Posted:24/05/2023
  • Pay:£14,865 per annum
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:29/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:07/07/2023


Temple Hill Primary Academy are looking to recruit a number of Teaching Assistants to join their staff on fixed term contracts initially for a year but with the protentional to be extended for right candidates.  We are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants, One to One Teaching Assistants and One to Two Teaching Assistants. 

8.30am - 3.30pm 5 days per week, 32.5 hpw, 38 weeks per year

Fixed Term until 31/08/2024

£20,103 full time equivalent, pro rata salary £14,865.  Additional payments will be made depending on the level of need the pupils have.

At Temple Hill Primary Academy we call Teaching Assistants ‘Associate Teachers’ because we recognise your importance; you are more than an assistant, you are a teacher too- never under estimate how an AT can change a child’s life.

What is our school like?

  • ‘Out the box’ thinking
  • Friendly feel, staff are open with a sense of trust and community
  • Diverse supportive workforce with freedom to express yourself

Skills required:

  • Highly experienced TAs or those who have never done the job before but are willing to train and can learn quickly
  • Good standard of Maths & English- a willingness to cover a class
  • Positive team players who are resilient, adaptable and understanding should apply

What can we offer?

  • Supportive and inclusive team- your voice is valuable and will be heard
  • Opportunity to develop within the school and the wider Trust
  • Staff wellbeing matters to us- we have plenty of laughter! 

We have 900 pupils from Nursery to Year 6 with a Specialist Resource Provision for children with Speech & Language needs (SLCN). We offer a short-term Nurture placement for children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. 29% of children have special needs and 40% of children receive Pupil Premium funding. We pride ourselves on the high-quality provision we offer to all children especially those in vulnerable groups. 

From a Good Ofsted in June 2019, we are now striving to achieve Outstanding. We have a dedicated supportive work force and every single staff member is valued at our school. We offer opportunities for growth within school and the wider Trust. 

We are the school to work at because we are unique. Children come first whatever their background or their differing needs. We value our staff, we care, we understand. We will support and encourage you to be the best version of yourself. #WeAreTempleHill 

 The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment. 

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information about the school

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy Wisdom
  • Address:St Edmund's Road, Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5ND
  • Telephone: 01732 795660
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.