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Teaching Assistant Kent Range 3 - Term Time

Laleham Gap School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-7073-243S
  • Posted:04/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 + SENA
  • Start Date:Asap
  • App Close Date:31/10/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Laleham Gap School is looking for experienced and dedicated Teaching Assistants to join our wonderful, dedicated and highly effective team. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for working with children with SEND. This role can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding therefore the ideal candidate must possess patience and resilience.

From all staff we expect commitment to the school and a desire to improve and excel. Further information about the responsibilities of the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
We currently have vacancies for Teaching Assistants at Kent Range 3 (32.75 hours per week Term Time Only plus inset days).

Kent Range 3 FTE £21,293.00 (Pro-rota)

In addition to the above the roles will also receive SENA (Special Educational Needs Allowance) currently at £1,342.00 p/a.

The successful candidates would be educated to at least GCSE grade C in English and Maths or equivalent and have the experience of working with children in an educational setting.
Ideally, we are looking for candidates who have specific interests in:
• Being a positive role model, supporting students and their individual needs
• Committed, flexible and enthusiastic individuals who are team players
• Relating well to pupils and have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate a high level of emotional support and communicate effectively
• Experience and passion in supporting Pupil and Staff Wellbeing
• Experience of working with children with autism, speech language and communication difficulties as well as challenging behaviour

If you feel that you have the above qualities and experience then we would like to hear from you.

Information about the school

Laleham Gap is a Foundation, Communication and Interaction Special School. We have pupils aged from 4 to 18 years of age. Most of our pupils have a diagnosis of Autism. All pupils have an EHCP. Most pupils will achieve some GCSEs or equivalent at age 16. Laleham Gap is a new, high quality and well-resourced environment and the opportunity to work with an established, experienced and highly motivated team.

Laleham Gap School (Learn, Grow, Succeed) Strives to be the best school that it can be, so that all pupils have the tools to reach their full potential. We are focused on meeting the needs and interests of the individual child, ensuring that progress is made in all areas. This means we are accepting of all pupils from where they are and how they develop. Children are always at the heart of our decision making.

The school seeks to appoint highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will continue the excellent support for the pupils that parents and carers expect.

Please visit our website for more information about the school and our achievements.

Laleham Gap School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Please see our Child Protection Policy at https://bit.ly/3zSpMvJ

Please note as part of Keeping Children Safe In Education requirements, Laleham Gap will carry out online searches for all shortlisted candidates

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Les Milton
  • Address:Ozengell Place, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6FH
  • Telephone: 01843 570598
  • Email: secretary@lgs.kent.sch.uk


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 Legislation.