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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Nexus Foundation Special School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-7051-186S
  • Posted:14/11/2017
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Dec 2017
  • App Close Date:16/11/2017 at 08:00
  • Interviews:22 November 2017

Job Description

TEACHING ASSISTANT - 30 HOURS PER WEEK

We have a number of Teaching Assistant positions that we are looking to fill as soon as possible.  30 hours per week (9.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.) Monday to Friday term time only. 

We are looking for people who are passionate about working with children and young adults with special educational needs and are able to help us make a difference and our pupils to achieve their full potential. 

We are looking for people who are

ENthusiastic
DEdicated
FleXible 
ResourcefUl
Team PlayerS

Nexus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  References may also be taken up prior to interview.    

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to have a tour of the school and spend some time in class.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd November 2017.    

Should you have any queries please e-mail personnel@nexusschool.org.uk 

Information about the school

"The School where Excellence meets Opportunity"

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism.

In September this year, we moved into an amazing state of the art multimillion pound purpose built school, complete with woodland walk and life skills house based in South Tonbridge. We are situated just off the A21 and have a large staff car park. However, we are also only a 15 minute walk from Tonbridge Station.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

We are members of KASS (Kent Association of Special Schools) which comprises of 24 special schools across Kent and are also part of the Collaborative Learning Alliance of Special Schools (CLASS) Multi-teaching School Alliance.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our team who are able to demonstrate belief in our school culture and ethos; have a passion for working with children and young people with special needs as well as creativity and energy.

In return, we are able to offer friendly, enthusiastic and delightful pupils and a committed, supportive and motivated staff team who are dedicated in providing the best education and support.

We have high expectations for our pupils, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. We work hard to ensure that their individual needs, interests and abilities are met and that they are resilient and make positive life choices.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join the school at a very exciting time when we are expanding provision and pupil numbers.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Holt - HR Officer
  • Address:Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8AA
  • Telephone: (01732) 771384
  • Email: personnel@nexusschool.org.uk

Fax: (01732) 770344

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.