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SEN Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

St Eanswythe's CEP School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-3348-43S
  • Posted:09/06/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a brilliant SEN Teaching Assistant to join the team at St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School.

This is an opportunity to become a part of a forward-thinking team where you can develop your skills as a valued member of our support staff.  You must have the skills needed to work with SEND children; the ability to be able to plan and deliver bespoke interventions; and the ability to manage the different behaviours that each child exhibits at any given time.

We will expect you to promote an inclusive culture through St Eanswythe's Primary enabling all children to achieve their best, overcoming barriers to learning and participation.

This role is term time only, 9-12 pm Monday to Thursday.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside the SENCo to deliver agreed activities/interventions.
  • Providing specialist support so pupils are able to access the curriculum and participate fully in school activities.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with parents, carers and other professional/agencies e.g. speech therapists.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with children with additional needs.
  • Be enthusiastic, confident and able to show initiative and resilience
  • Be an effective communicator with pupils and staff
  • Have energy and patience, building effective relationships with pupils, treating them with respect.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and support staff.

 We can offer you:

  • Happy children and caring parents.
  • Brilliant, committed and fun loving staff.
  • Proactive and supportive directing body.
  • Warm, caring school community.
  • Career development opportunities
  • A commitment to working together – sharing challenges and celebrating achievements.

School visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged!

Information about the school

St Eanswythe's C of E Primary School is a one form entry Church of England Academy. This thriving school is well established in the area with close links to The Church of St Mary & St Eanswythe. The school enjoys a central position in the town and benefits from the educational opportunities and amenities this offers. The school is single form entry and there are currently 213 children on roll. There is a good staff/pupil ratio throughout the school ensuring an inclusive, creative, supportive and secure environment. We believe education is about inspiring and developing children’s knowledge, faith, skills and independence. As a school we strive to educate the whole child through a range of both curricular and extracurricular activities. We achieve outstanding academic results, this is due to effective teaching but also due to the opportunities that are given to the children in Art, Music, M.F.L., Sport and trips. This helps to develop a rich and exciting environment for learning where children love coming to school. We are lucky to have a very committed team where all staff strive for excellence and have a wide selection of skills to bring to the table.

We would encourage all applicants to come and have a look at our school before they apply.

All successful applicants need to be DBS checked and references will be taken on application.

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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.