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Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Marlborough School, Sidcup

  • Ref:KCC303-7002-12S
  • Posted:24/05/2024
  • Pay:Bexley 05
  • Start Date:Negotiable
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:21st June 2024


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, motivated and passionate teaching assistant to join our successful team. Our teaching assistants are expected to work across both Marlborough sites, and with all pathways. Experience of working with children and young people with complex needs including autism is desirable but we also welcome applicants who are willing to develop their skills.   The position is suitable for individuals who are motivated, patient and passionate about students’ learning and wellbeing.

The post is for 28.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, however part time applications will be considered.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role please Kristian Saunders on 0208 300 6896 or at recruitment@marlborough.bexley.sch.uk.

Information about the school

Marlborough is a successful community special school for students aged 11 – 19 with complex learning needs including ASD, SLD and students with PMLD. We are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all our learners and we achieve this through creative curriculum and personalised intervention strategies to ensure each individual students’ needs, interests and abilities are fully met. We focus on the development of communication and independence skills whilst ensuring that our students are empowered and enjoy positive wellbeing.

The wellbeing of our students and staff is paramount. The school is located within beautiful parkland, allowing for lunchtime walks and visits to the school Cafe as well as access to a variety of local shops and eateries just a few minutes’ walk away. It is a lovely feeling to be in the middle of the local community in which we have many charity partners. We are training up school therapy dogs to become an important part of the wellbeing offer for both staff and students who wish to be involved. All permanent staff have access to an Employee Assistance Programme; we have a wellbeing room, and an active wellbeing staff committee.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 0208 300 6896


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.