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EAL/SEN Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-57S
  • Posted:30/11/2018
  • Pay:KR2 - KR3 depending on experience
  • Start Date:Feb 2018
  • App Close Date:14/12/2018 at 23:45
  • Interviews:19/12/18


Teaching Assistant; Part Time (12.5 hours a week; 12:45 – 3:15) EAL/SEN support; Feb 2018.

Whitehill Primary has so much to offer.  Have you got a desire to grow in a supportive environment?  Do you want to be part of a team committed to working together to provide the best for children?  As a three/four form entry school we have the ability to support and allow all to thrive.  With a diverse community we are looking for a teaching assistant to support children, for who English is an additional language, through both out of class interventions and in class support.

Our school is fully committed to CPD and allowing everyone, including staff, to grow continually.  Our staff are vital to our school and professional development is crucial.   With strong links to Teaching School alliances, being the lead school in the Insight Challenge Partner Hub, and with a dedicated CPD leader facilitating opportunities for staff, Whitehill provides excellent learning opportunities for all.

To find out more about our school visit https://youtu.be/juue-YQjULg

The Role

  • Teaching Assistant working both in class and delivering out of class interventions to individual children and small groups.
  • Working across the school with children for whom English is an additional language.
  • Working closely with teaching assistants, teachers, SENCO, Inclusion Leader and the rest of the leadership team to create effective provision.
  • Lots of exceptional opportunities for CPD including in house and external.

The Person

  • Experience of working in school a teaching assistant or similar.
  • Strong English skills (spoken and written)
  • Want to grow and develop further
  • Work well in a team


Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  To arrange a visit please contact Lianne Pond, PA to the Headteacher, on 01474352973 or lpond@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk.  Initial applications can be made on line or on downloaded application forms.  Downloaded application forms should be emailed to lpond@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk


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Information about the school

We are are a three/four form entry primary school with both 15 and 30 hours nursery provision. We build confident, ambitious and independent learners by having the highest aspirations for all. Our school is happy, helpful and hardworking.

Our Ofsted Good school is committed to development, with strong links to 3 teaching school alliances, being the lead school in the Insight Challenge Partner Hub, and with a dedicated CPD leader facilitating opportunities for staff as a collective and also based on personal development.

Whitehill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

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.