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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

The Discovery School, Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2065-164S
  • Posted:10/01/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Feb 2018
  • App Close Date:21/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:29th January 2018


Want to join a school where you feel valued and happy? Do you enjoy providing children with the right support? Want to be part of a thriving team in a job you won't want to leave? 

We are looking for a dynamic member of staff to join our very talented team of SEND Teaching Assistants, supporting pupils across the EYFS.  The role involves working to facilitate the provision for a number of children with additional needs in our three reception classes.

You would work closely with the SENCo and EYFS leader to include the specific children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, provide targeted 1:1 support and group interventions. 

Are you:

  • passionate about doing the best for children with special educational needs?
  • highly motivated, organised and flexible in the way you work?
  • skilled in building positive relationships with children, parents and professionals?

Then you sound perfect for us!

We can offer you an outstanding school filled with highly skilled and forward-thinking teachers. Our children share our passion and enthusiasm for learning and are well behaved and achieve well.  We have excellent relationships with our families and other professionals and really value the development of our staff.

Please do contact our friendly school office should you wish to arrange a visit or speak with the SENCo/EYFS Leader about this role. 

This is a full-time role (Monday to Friday 8.30 to 4pm). The role is fixed term to the end of the academic year and may be subject to extension, depending on the needs of the pupils in school.

We take safeguarding our children extremely seriously and so applicants to this role will be subject to the usual rigorous DBS and reference checks.

Information about the school

The Discovery School is a popular and over-subscribed school beautifully situated in large, attractive grounds in the heart of the development of Kings Hill. Our children are happy, confident and well-motivated and we expect the highest standards of behaviour and learning from all of them. We have an outstanding staff team who contribute with enthusiasm and dedication to the life of the school. Our motto is: Be the best that you can be, and is what we all strive to do every day.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Tina Gobell
  • Address:Discovery Drive , Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4GJ
  • Telephone: 01732 847000
  • Email: office@discovery.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01732 847111

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.