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Teaching Assistant Supporting Pupil with Medical Condition - Fixed Term

Brookland CEP School, Romney Marsh

  • Ref:KCC886-3137-47S
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (£21293)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:12/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:19th October 2023


1:1 Support  Between 27.5 - 32.5 hours a week. (Fixed Term until 31/08/2024)

Post is linked to High Needs Funding and is expected to run in the first instance to 31/08/2024. It is anticipated that the High Needs Funding will be renewed at this point. 

'Making Positive and Courageous Choices for A Brighter Future'

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a successful team of passionate educators in a thriving and outward facing primary school.

Are you - kind, consistent & patient?

Can you - Think on your feet? Adapting learning to motivate and inspire.

Do you - Like the outdoors? Taking learning and emotional regulation outside

Have you - Got a keen sense of humour and calm, strong resolve.

The role: You will be facilitating 1:1 support for a child with an ongoing medical need. All training and support will be provided.

Further information about the role will be given to candidates on application/request. Candidates should make clear any additional experience of dealing pupils with medical conditions. 

Ideally you may also have experience in effectively supporting children’s reading, writing and maths knowledge and skills and a good level of awareness in Dyslexia and Autism. As well as access to online training to upskill and improve personal development, additional training will be offered to a suitable candidate in the following interventions: - Read Write Inc, Speech and Language Link, Sensory Circuits, Fizzy/Clever Hands, Boxall and Nurture.  

You may never have worked in a school before but have a background in health or care - come and talk to us - all training will be provided. 

Come in and see our school in action, get a feel for our family ethos and meet the team. After school visits are also very welcome.  

We can offer you a wonderful working environment, the support of inspirational staff, supportive parents and amazing children.

Set in the picturesque village of Brookland in an area of outstanding natural beauty and within easy reach of Ashford, Rye, Tenterden and Hythe.

If you are looking for the next challenge in your career or even a change of career, Brookland can offer a range of opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

If you are looking for that small school 'uniqueness' with huge aspirations, we are the school for you. Make that positive choice and come and see for yourself.

You will be very welcome.

To arrange a visit or if you want to simply find out more about the role, please contact the school office on 01797 344317 or email headteacher@brookland.kent.sch.uk

Brookland CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All applicants should complete the linked application form. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful employment checks and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Brookland Church Of England Primary School, has stood at the heart of the village since 1873 and celebrated 150 years in July 2023, growing from a handful of children to a school of 105 pupils.

Pupils describe it as 'an amazing school'. (OFSTED 2023). Personal development is exemplary.

The school is set in the beautiful village of Brookland and surrounded by the Romney Marsh, an area known for it’s natural beauty, rich history and diversity. With good road links we are within easy reach of Ashford, Rye, Tenterden and Hythe.

At Brookland Church of England Primary School we believe in the highest quality education for your child. Education that is focused on learning to learn, enjoyment and high expectations for all the children in our care.

We promote the highest standards of learning behaviour and believe that anyone who enters our school is a role model for how we should treat each other. Our children develop strong moral values rooted in our school’s Christian vision and this religious character is a very important dimension to our life and work at Brookland.

We have strong links with the church of St. Augustine’s in the village and the wider community.

The school was last inspected by OFSTED in February 2023 and judged to be good in all areas, with outstanding personal development.

The best way to understand Brookland as a school is to come and visit. I look forward to welcoming you to Brookland so that you can see for yourself our very special school.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 344776


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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.