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SEN Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time/Part-time

Platt CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3325-121S
  • Posted:26/03/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:23/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:1st May 2024


Are you an enthusiastic, flexible and caring individual looking to join our school community?

We are looking for someone who will be able to join us as a SEN Teaching Assistant on a temporary basis in the first instance as the position is linked to high needs funding. We will consider bot full time and part time hours.

Previous experience working with children with SEN is desirable, however additional training opportunities will also be available. Please outline your strengths and skills such as experience with specific interventions, Makaton, speech and language training.

Our school values of care, learn and forgive are seen in all we do as staff and in our pupils. We truly care about all of our community and look after each other. We strive to provide the best learning possible. We forgive and encourage mistakes. 

If you would like to discuss the opportunity or visit please contact the school and arrange to meet with our SENCo, Jan Lawrence.

We reserve the right to interview following receipt of applications and close the advert early.

Information about the school

We are a small, one form entry community church of England school made up of 180 kind, motivated and excited learners. Our vision is based on the parable of the mustard seed in that we aim for all children to grow, flourish and be responsible and reflective individuals. The staff at our school are valued and are expected to embrace our Christian vision and the values of Care – Learn – Forgive. Our children are confident and proud of their school and belonging to it. We believe education should not only equip children academically and emotionally but provide memories and shape our children to 'live life in all its fullness' (John 10:10).

We moved into our beautiful new school building in September 2021 and you will be part of growing our site and our learning community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and to this end all staff are subject to DBS checks.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:School Office
  • Address:Platinum Way, St Mary's Platt, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8FH
  • Telephone: (01732) 882596
  • Email: Office@platt.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 Education.