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Teaching Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

The Wells Free School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2025-80S
  • Posted:09/04/2019
  • Pay:Kent Scheme-KR3
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:29/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:2 or 3 May 2019

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We are looking to recruit a dedicated and hard-working Teaching Assistant to work with a child in our Reception Class who has communication and interaction difficulties. Some knowledge and experience of working with special needs children would be an advantage although training will also be provided.

Hours: Monday-Friday  08.00-12.00 and 12.30-14.30  Term Time only

Starting salary: £15,628 (pro-rata to 30 hours per week)

Please note that the contract would end should the child leave the school. 

Visits to the school would be most welcome during the week of 23 April when the school reopens after Easter.

Information about the school

The Wells Free School opened in September 2013 with just years R, 1 and 2. We have expanded each year and, in September 2016, we moved into our brand new school building. We are now at full capacity with 168 pupils divided into 7 classes.

With a strong focus on child led learning and a commitment to outdoor learning experiences, the school aims to promote excellence and wellbeing, ensuring that our pupils have a real understanding of their community, both locally and globally. The school was rated good by OFSTED in May 2015.

Please note, that as a Free School we operate different school hours and term times, details of which can be found on the school website.

This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS) where required, along with other relevant employment checks.

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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.