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HNF Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-598S
  • Posted:23/05/2023
  • Pay:£20,595 FTE
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:10/06/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


The John Wallis Church of England Academy are currently recruiting for a High Needs Funding (HNF) Teaching Assistant for the Lower School.

The role is full time, term-time only and is funded until July 2023.  There may be the possibility of funding continuing into the following academic year.

We are looking to appoint a HNF Teaching Assistant with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of respect, truth, trust, integrity and love.

HNF Teaching Assistants assist in the educational and social development of individual pupils under the direction and guidance of the Vice Principal Head of School and SENCO team to ensure they attain the targets set under their individual educational programmes.

Skills and Experience -  To be considered for the position:

  • Good standard of general education (i.e. NVQ level 2 or equivalent)
  • Previous experience (1-2 years) of working with children.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, equal opportunities and confidentiality


  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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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.