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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Blean Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2258-199S
  • Posted:28/11/2023
  • Pay:KR3 £21293 (£15231 pro-rota)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/01/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


1:1 Teaching Assistant

KR3 £21293 (£15231 pro rata)

Monday to Friday 30.5 hours a week, includes 30 minutes liaison time weekly

Term Time only including inset days: 39 weeks


We are looking for:

 Experience and an understanding of SEN with a range of SEND needs.

  • Experience in providing 1:1 support, for a specific pupil with identified educational needs.
  • Experience and an understanding of the Primary setting.
  • The ability to draw out the very best from children whatever their ability.
  • A good standard of general education in English and Mathematics minimum GCSE C and good ICT skills.
  • An aptitude to relate well to children and adults, understanding their needs and being able to respond accordingly.
  • An awareness and commitment to developing safe and happy playtimes for all groups of children.
  • The capacity to work well within a team.
  • Enthusiasm, commitment, flexibility and a sense of humour!
  • An adherence to our Professional Standards.

 This would be a contract linked to a named child for the duration of their time at Blean School.

If you think you have the experience and skills to fulfil this role, we would love to hear from you. 

This is a rolling advert.  Candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed as applications are received.

We are committed to Safer Recruitment.  All appointments are subject to the relevant recruitment checks.

Applications are welcome from experienced Teaching Assistants and those aspiring to a career as a teacher.  

Visits to the school are welcomed so that you can see at first hand why we are so proud of our school and Outstanding setting.   Please email office@blean.kent.sch.uk to book one on request

Information about the school

We are a popular, creative and imaginative school set on the outskirts of Canterbury on a spacious site. Ofsted judged us as ‘Outstanding’ in our recent Inspection (March 2022); with leadership described as exceptional.

"The headteacher has an unwavering determination to provide the very best learning experiences for all pupils. This is shared by all leaders and staff and accomplished with much skill and passion. Leadership is exceptional. It is inspiring and highly motivating for staff and pupils. There is a remarkable sense of teamwork amongst staff, in a supportive atmosphere. Leaders have excellent knowledge and expertise, which is often called upon by other schools in the local authority and beyond" (Ofsted March 2022)

We are an inclusive school and all our children, including those with Special Educational Needs and children who are less advantaged, make excellent progress and achieve.

We have a strong track record of collaborative working with the EduCant group of schools and in providing high quality professional development through our Learning and Development Centre.

If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to support us in the next phase of the school’s development and would like to know more about our school, visit our school website on www.bleanprimary.org.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Ian Rowden
  • Address:Whitstable Road, Blean, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9ED
  • Telephone: (01227) 471254
  • Email: office@blean.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 787247


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.