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Specialist Resourced Provision Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-12S
  • Posted:05/02/2019
  • Pay:VIAT 3 (£17,593 to £18,251)
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:04/03/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Valley Invicta Academies Trust are seeking to appoint an additional Teaching Assistant to join our talented team linked to the Specialist Resource Provision for ASD at our primary school at Kings Hill.

Salary: 37 hours per week for 38 weeks per year, pro rata to VIAT 3 £17,593 to £18,251 FTE.

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an experienced and creative team, within a state of the art setting with outstanding facilities.

As a popular and rapidly growing provision, we are able to recruit for experienced and motivated Teaching Assistants to support the inclusion of our pupils on the Autistic Spectrum.

You will work closely with the whole school team, and under the guidance of the Lead teacher in our Specialist Resourced Provision.

You will need to be able to work on a 1:1 and small group basis both within the Specialist Resourced Provision and also in the mainstream classes, as part of individualised inclusion plans for key children.

The pupils that you will be supporting will all have an Education, Health and Care Plan for ASD needs.

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable, and will have a calm and positive approach to working with children with high levels of complex needs.

Previous experience of working with children with ASD is desirable and the ability to work independently and use your own initiative is vital.

You will need to be able to lead and discuss the impact of specialist interventions run for individuals or group of pupils.

You will have the opportunity for high quality training and CPD both within Kings Hill and alongside the other Trust primary schools.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Level 1 or 2 Diploma (or equivalent) with proficient practical skills.
  • Have English and Mathematics GCSE (C grade or above).
  • Knowledge and experience of working with children with SEN
  • Have a first aid qualification or be prepared to undergo first aid training
  • Be able to support teaching staff in providing a stimulating and caring learning environment.
  • Be committed to supporting and nurturing children, adopting an inclusive approach that enables them to reach their full potential.
  • Motivate and inspire children to learn.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative.
  • Be able to adapt and respond to children’s individual emotional and physical needs.


Please complete the application form, ensuring that the reference number above is quoted, and submit to hr@viat.org.uk

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School. The Lenham School became a member of the Trust this year joining Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: hr@viat.org.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.