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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Maidstone & Malling AP Service, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-1127-40S
  • Posted:09/01/2019
  • Pay:£15,628 - £17,188 (KR3) + SEN pa (negotiable)
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:28/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:30th, 31st Jan + 1st Feb '19


Are you passionate about making a difference to the way that pupils learn and engage?

Do you have excellent communication skills and the ability to use a range of supporting techniques to motivate pupils? If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

This is an exciting opportunity to work with and have an impact on some of the most vulnerable pupils across Maidstone and Malling.

The Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision provides education and support for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties who have been or are at risk of permanent exclusion. MMAP provides a short term programme aiming to build self- confidence and resilience and to reengage and reintegrate pupils back into their home school.

Every one of our students is treated as an individual and has the support of a highly qualified and experienced staff team including teachers, teaching assistants, reintegration assistant and welfare staff.

Due to the challenging behaviour of our pupils you will be flexible and understanding with a strong sense of humour. We are seeking a Teaching Assistant who is enthusiastic, reliable, caring and keen to rise to the daily challenges in supporting high quality and innovative education programmes.

An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check from the Disclosing and Barring Service will be required for this post.

If you are interested in this post please contact Stacie Smith on 01622 753772 for an informal discussion.


Tina Hamer or Stacie Smith, Maidstone & Malling Alternative Provision, Cedars, 8 Bower Mount Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8AU

Tel: 01622 753772

Information about the school

The Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision is located approximately 1 mile from the centre of Maidstone and is the hub of the Maidstone and Malling Inclusion Service.

The Service caters for young people from KS3- KS4. In KS3 the Service provides outreach, transition and respite support. In KS4 the placements are usually longer term.

The service works with the local schools to support transition and re-integration.

The Service is committed to the education and social development of pupils who have displayed social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in a mainstream setting and are at risk of permanent exclusion.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Claire Hillman
  • Address:Cedars, 8 Bower Mount Road, Maidstone , Kent, ME16 8AU
  • Telephone: 01622 753772
  • Email: CHillman@mmap.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.