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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Rivermead Inclusive Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F80-13-S
  • Posted:25/09/2023
  • Pay:£24496 + £1401
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 16th October 2023

Schools this job is for


Due to the expansion of our successful team Rivermead School part of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust are seeking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to work as part of our teaching team supporting learners aged 11 to 19 with a range of complex needs including autism. We are looking for a talented person who is enthusiastic and can work on their own initiative. All candidates must have a good knowledge of English and Maths.  The successful candidate will be posted in any or our provisions Rivermead School, Rivermead Routes for Re-Integration and Midkent College. Driving Licence  essential.

Are you..?

  • Someone who has the highest expectations of themselves and others?
  • A dedicated team player with energy, drive and creativity?
  • Able to work collaboratively and act with initiative?
  • Of the belief that all children can do well and have a desire to help them achieve?
  • Committed to the highest possible expectations and pupil outcomes?
  • Ambitious and committed to your own professional development?
  • Innovative and committed to school improvement?

We can offer you…

  • A fun, supporting and friendly team and wonderful positive children.
  • A well-resourced school – including the latest technology and teaching materials related to our new curriculum and amazing outdoor learning spaces.
  • Staff who work closely together in year group teams to plan and deliver our exciting themed curriculum and provide mutual support and challenge.
  • Bespoke training designed to meet the needs of our team from both external and internal trainers – a ‘grow our own’ attitude.
  • A range of opportunities for career development throughout our Multi Academy Trust.
  • A dynamic and supportive Senior Leadership Team

Information about the federation

The Academy of Woodlands, as part of The Rivermead Inclusive Trust and really is a special place to be! We are a big school with a small school ethos. We value the importance of building relationships with everybody within our community and strive to provide opportunities for all. Our children are at the centre of everything we do and play an active role in shaping the school for the future.

“Pupils at Woodlands Primary School feel safe, valued, and well cared for. They told me that, ‘This school is like a big family, where everyone gets on well with each other.’ This is because all leaders put pupils at the heart of every decision that they make".

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Trust Office
  • Address:Long Catlis Road,
    ME8 9TX
  • Telephone: 01634 961080
  • Email: dstammers@r-i-t.org


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.