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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Aylesford School, Aylesford

  • Ref:KCC886-5410-530S
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:KR5- £22,595-£23,693
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:11/06/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:As Arranged


Reporting into the SENCO/ Assistant SENCO, the candidate will be supporting the progress and attainment of students with SEND. The role will vary, supporting students with a wide range of SEN, both on a 1:1 basis, as well as working with small groups of pupils to adapt and modify the cirriculum for pupils with SEND.

The candidate will be required to exercise his/her professional skills and judgement to carry out the professional duties set out below:

• Support specific areas of improvement and development (specifically developing provision for students with SEND that aims to close gaps in achievement as much as is possible) and make a significant contribution to the strategic development of all aspects of the school

• Play a key role in creating a positive culture and ethos within which the students and staff develop and maintain positive attitudes towards each other, the environment, the community and teaching and learning.

• Provide a regular and wide range of opportunities for students to work in teams, develop independence and resilience and grow in confidence, to become effective learners and in preparation for adult life

• Liaise effectively with all stakeholders to ensure continued progress for pupils with SEND


Information about the school

Aylesford School is an inclusive school where every child, regardless of ability and background can fulfil their dreams and aspirations. We achieved a Good Ofsted result, however, we are working on becoming an outstanding school going forward.

Aylesford School forms part of the Character Education Trust, currently a 2 Academy Trust that aims to provide students with high quality academic and ‘Character Education’. Our vision is to support and encourage the students within our Trust to develop good character; to be confident and kind; to have integrity; to respect difference and to make a positive contribution to the community around them. A link to our website for more information can be found here https://www.charactereducationtrust.org/

Our support staff play a vital role in enabling our teachers to deliver our high quality academia, therefore the post holder needs to be confident and enthusiastic in the want to help the school achieve success

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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 Education.