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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Term Time
Temporary for at least one year, subject to funding
Elms School, Dover
Kent Range 3
Working Hours: 30hrs per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Pro rata salary £10,692 - £11,760 (for 30 hours term time)
SEN allowance £1,160 (pro rata to 30 hours)
(Salary Full time £15,628 - £17,188 plus SEN allowance full time £1,257)
We are seeking to appoint two teaching assistants, one for our Primary phase and one for our Secondary phase. The posts offer an opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced TAs to join our dedicated and highly effective staff team. The posts are temporary for at least one year, however, there is a possibility they will become permanent.
The school prides itself on providing our pupils with much more than academic support within lessons and we are looking for people willing to commit to providing the very best all round education for these exceptional young people.
The successful candidates will work supporting pupils with a range of behaviour and learning needs and will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace change.
Candidates need to possess a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and Mathematics (or equivalent).
The school places a high priority on professional and career development. All staff receive a full induction and support programme throughout the year to achieve their performance management targets.
Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare and Fundamental British Values. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.
Please apply for these positions using the application form on Kent Teach.
Interview date: Tuesday 11th December: please ensure that you are available on this date before applying.
The school requires a completed application form – no CV’s accepted.
Information about the school
Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional, mental health and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 136 students between the ages of 6 and 16.
The school has been assessed as Good following the latest Ofsted inspection. The most recent inspection rep
Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 145 students between the ages of 5 and 16.
The school has been assessed as Good. The most recent inspection report was published in November 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.
Fax: 01304 225000
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