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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Hadlow Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2132-105S
  • Posted:10/06/2024
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:01.09.24
  • App Close Date:19/07/2024 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


Hadlow Primary School are looking for a skilled, knowledgeable and dynamic person to join our top team! 

The position requires working on a 1:1 basis, with a pupil who will be joining us in September 24. The pupil will be on the SEND register, and will require personalised provision, due to their complex and significant needs. 

The ideal candidate will be positive, highly motivated and flexible. They will show care and nurture for the pupil, ensuring that their physical, medical, emotional and academic needs are met. They will be passionate about education and motivated to a fully inclusive curriculum offer. They will strive to support the child with their happiness, progress and success within the mainstream setting. 

Previous experience of working with children in a nursery or school setting would be preferable, but any experience with SEN would be useful. 


Other ideal attributes: 

  • A good understanding of child development 
  • A transferrable and adaptable skill set
  • A kind, nurturing and patient nature
  • Consistent boundaries and expectations 
  • Creative and inventive approaches to learning
  • Great team work and communication 
  • Flexibility and initiative 
  • A growth mindset 

Things that we can offer you:

  • A supportive, thorough induction into your role
  • A warm welcome from our friendly and supportive staff
  • A kind, caring ethos with genuine concern for your wellbeing
  • A workplace full of smiling children
  • A wonderful school site with nurturing classrooms and extensive outdoor space 
  • Clear policies and procedures
  • Opportunities for tailored CPD in school
  • Time to work alongside the Senior Leadership Team, Class Teachers and Teaching Assistants in a focused learning development team
  • Training opportunities and collaboration with other local primary schools


This position is for term time only.


The role is for 30 hours per week, 8.30am-3.30pm, with an hours lunch break. The ideal candidate would work for an additional 30 minutes a day to support the child with outdoor play. This would be claimed as overtime. 


This is on an annual fixed term contract, linked to funding allocated to the pupil. This is likely to be extended if the candidate successfully completes their probation. 


Hadlow Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  Any appointment would be subject to appropriate safeguarding procedures. Whilst Hadlow Primary is an equal opportunities employer, we do reserve the right to offer early interviews to exceptional candidates. 


If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office on admin@hadlow.kent.sch.uk


Alternatively, please visit the school website, where you will find a virtual tour. https://www.hadlow.kent.sch.uk/admissions-arrangements/

Information about the school

Hadlow is a friendly and highly successful village school, with a strong ethos based on our school motto: Happiness, Progress, Success.

There are 7 classes with 184 (and increasing) pupils on role. We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to flourish and grow by providing a stable, caring environment in which children are stimulated and challenged to learn. We cater for a wide range of abilities, and all children are supported to build learning resilience to achieve at their highest level. We teach our children to dream big; their opportunities are limitless.

Hadlow is part of the Bourne Partnership; a mutually supportive federation with Shipbourne Primary School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nicole Chapman
  • Address:Hadlow Primary School, School Lane, Hadlow, Tonbridge , Kent, TN110EH
  • Telephone: 01732850349
  • Email: headteacher@hadlow.kent.sch.uk


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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 Education.