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ASD Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

The Orchard School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7062-141S
  • Posted:26/04/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 plus SEN
  • Start Date:Jun 2019
  • App Close Date:19/05/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Tuesday 4th June 2019


Job Description

A Teaching Assistant is required to work providing support within our new on-site Secondary ASD provision at The Orchard School. The Orchard School is a mixed special school for pupils with emotional, social, mental health and associated learning difficulties with 50% of pupils in reciept of ASD diagnosis. We require a very special individual to work 32.5 hours per week Term time only plus 5 CPD days, 8.30am - 3.30pm to start as soon as possible.

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic person to make a difference to the lives of children and young people.  The Orchard School offers a unique teaching and learning environment, committed staff and pupils and excellent career development opportunities.

32.5 hours per week Term time only plus 5 CPD days. Salary Kent Range 4 pro-rata £12,948.52 - £13,772.14 (fte £17,498.00 – £18,611.00) plus SEN Allowance of £1,265.

Essential a GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics in Grade A*-C.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

When applying, applicants should outline relevant experience and reasons for application - CV not essential.

The school is committed to the safeguarding of all children and expects all staff appointed to fully promote the welfare of our pupils.  Posts are subject to Enhanced DBS checks.

Information about the school

The Orchard School caters for primary and secondary aged pupils with social, emotional, mental health difficulties and associated learning difficulties. Recently judged Good by Ofsted, the PAN is 83. Our catchment covers East Kent although pupils also attend from outside the area.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 781589


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.