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Early Years Inclusion Support Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Meadowfield School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-7072-241S
  • Posted:23/01/2019
  • Pay:KR6 or KR7 plus SEN allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:8th March 2019


Early Years Inclusion Support Assistant for
Swale Specialist Teaching and Learning Service

Full time - term time only

Kent Range 6 (£19,864 - £21,789 fte £16,761 - £18,386 pro rata)or Kent Range 7 (£21,790 - £24,790 fte £18,837 - £20,918 pro rata for a candidate with significant experience

with a Special Needs Allowance £1,257 fte (£1,160 pro rata)

We are looking for an Inclusion Support Assistant to join a highly skilled team dedicated to making a difference to pupils throughout Swale.

The Swale Specialist Teaching and Learning Service works in partnership with Meadowfield School and is made up of a team of Specialist Teachers who have a range of areas of expertise, including Early Years, Cognition and Learning, Communication and Interaction, Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Speech and Language Therapy.  The team provides support and advice to all schools and settings in Swale in order to increase capacity in meeting the needs of all pupils with special educational needs across the district.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motived Inclusion Support Assistant to join our team.

 ‘The school’s highly regarded outreach service provides specialist teaching and learning advice to other schools, including for the Early Years Foundation Stage. It also offers a full programme of special education training for all of staff in schools’

Ofsted, November 2014

This new post provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the expanding STLS team through collaborative work with specialist teachers.  The successful candidate should have experience in providing highly effective support and interventions for pupils with a range of special educational needs in schools.

Please visit www.kent-teach.com to view the application pack and complete an online application form, please note CVs will not be considered.  Visits to the school are encouraged, to arrange an appointment please contact Sarah Goodwin, HR Assistant via email to: hr@meadowfield.kent.sch.uk or phone 01795 477788 (option 3).  


Information about the school

Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. Please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information and additional photographs, and hopefully get a feel for the School environment and ethos.

Our School Values are very important to us. We are extremely proud of our enthusiastic staff, who work hard to ensure that pupils and colleagues are safe and happy, and we look forward to welcoming you!

We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of Lower School, which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees, Secondary Department, and 6th Form.

We currently serve approximately 300 pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and this is set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes. So, if you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab above and click Register my Interest to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.

The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports over 60 schools and 70 settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.

Across the school we have over 230 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 477771


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.