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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Ellington Infant School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-2340-51S
  • Posted:11/01/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a highly effective, caring and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a Year 2 child, specifically focussing on developing social communication, speech and language and self-care skills. Working Monday to Friday between the hours of 08.45 to 15.15, term time only (working hours may increase slightly to enable support at lunchtimes).  This post is linked to the child and will terminate when the child leaves the school, this is expected to be in July 19.

Successful candidates will:

  • have experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs and of delivering a personalised curriculum
  • be confident in supporting pupils with social communication difficulties
  • show positive skills in supporting emotional well-being, and behavioural development
  • be able to improve the communication and interaction of the supported pupil(s)
  • have high expectations for children’s behaviour
  • be committed to supporting children’s learning
  • Be used to working closely with the Class Teacher, SENCO and external professionals
  • have an understanding of school safeguarding and SEND policies and the need for confidentiality
  • be adaptable, cheerful and willing to work as part of a team
  • be willing to undertake training if needed.


In return we can offer…

  • Happy children and caring parents.
  • Brilliant, committed and fun loving staff.
  • Proactive and supportive governing body.
  • Warm, caring school community.
  • A commitment to working together – sharing challenges and celebrating achievements.
  • Endless supply of tea, coffee and bad jokes!


Ellington Infant School is in Ramsgate near to beautiful Pegwell Bay and, through the excellent transport links, enjoys easy access to Broadstairs, a variety of stunning beaches, historic Canterbury and Whitstable.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged!


As a school committed to safeguarding children all staff members will undergo an enhanced DBS check and candidates will be assessed on their suitability to work with children



Information about the school

Ellington Infant School caters for boys and girls between the ages of four and seven years. The school has places for 180 children. We provide a happy, safe, caring and supportive enviroment where children are confident and experience personal success. The whole staff work as a team supporting children to learn and also being good role models showing respect for all individuals. We are committed to full access to the school for all pupils, providing a bright, safe and enriching site both internally and externally.

Staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 851 552


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.