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Teaching Assistant for SENCO - Term Time

Aylesford School, Aylesford

  • Ref:KCC886-5410-555S
  • Posted:15/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 £21,389-£22,493 (Pro-Rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/10/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Kent Range 4

34.5 hours per week - Term Time 

An exciting new role has become available for a Teaching Assistant who will support the progress and attainment of students with a wide range of SEN needs. The post holder will be required to exercise their professional skills and judgement to carry out the duties set out below: 

  • Support specific areas of improvement and development (specifically developing provision for students with SEND) 
  • Play a key role in creating a positive culture and ethos, enabling students and staff to develop and maintain positive attitudes towards each other, the environment and the community
  • Provide a wide range of regular opportunities for students to work in teams, developing independance, resilience and confidence in becoming effective learners, in preparation for adult life
  • Liaise effectively with key stakeholders to ensure continued progress for pupils with SEND


  • Admin skills preferred with knowledge of Word, Excel and in house MIS
  • Experience of working within a school environment 
  • Ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative
  • Be flexible and adaptable

Please visit www.aylesford.kent.sch.uk for more information about the school.


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.