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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-441S
  • Posted:08/04/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:24/04/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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The purpose of the Student Services Team is to provide key support for the learning and welfare of all Students.  Members of the team work at the Tonbridge or Sevenoaks site with team members in leadership positions, spending time at both sites. The team is led by the SENCo and consists of a range of posts including the Inclusion Manager, Welfare Officer, Attendance Officer and Teaching Assistants. There are currently 2 year groups at our Annexe in Sevenoaks, and therefore we need a TA who will predominantly based at this site.

The Support Staff at Weald of Kent make a strong contribution to Students’ learning and achievement. Support Staff provide highly effective support and create additional capacity to Teachers, enabling them to make effective use of their time, professional knowledge, skills and understanding.

The post is linked to fulfilling the Educational Health and Care Plan of a student with Physical Needs.  This will include; working alongside the parents and SEN team to build and facilitate independence, being on call for the student in case of the need to support in moving and handling, to support within lessons to ensure the safeguarding and access to curriculum for the student. There will also be a requirement to provide photocopying and administrative support.

We are committed to staff development and offer the opportunity for excellent professional development in order to prepare for future career progression.

For more information about this post or to arrange a visit prior to applying please contact Human Resources, HR@wealdgs.org. Further details are available on our website, www.wealdgs.org.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful candidate.

Appointments may be made where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 2JP (01732 373500)

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1550 students including our co-educational 6th Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the Country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge site in a brand new Annexe in Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge site which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style 6th Form Study Centre. Both sites are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500

Documents

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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.