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Specialist Teaching Assistant - Visually Impaired Unit - Term Time

The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-4016-462S
  • Posted:13/05/2019
  • Pay:KR4 - £17,189-18,058 (pro rata to £11,532-£12,115)
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Our School

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017 working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

The Post

 An experienced Specialist Teaching Assistant in the VI unit is required to work with a supported student whilst at the School and to assist classroom teachers to deliver quality teaching and learning to all students to help raise standards and achievement.

Candidates should have a good standard of education with GCSE Maths/English, either be proficient in reading/writing in Braille and familiar with the Braille equipment, or be willing to learn and should be able to relate well to children and communicate diplomatically with parents.

Liaising with teachers regarding planning and differentiation of work for visually impaired students will be key and you should be comfortable and experienced in tending to students' personal care or physical needs.

 Post holders will report to the SENCO.

This post is 30 hours per week, 08.30-15.25 Monday-Friday (to include 20 minutes unpaid mid-morning break and 35 minutes lunch break).  This is a term time only role plus one Staff Development Day which will be the first of each academic year.

How to Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School's application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  On the website visit the information page and click on Recruitment.  Please email your application to recruitment@cds.kent.sch.uk.  If you wish to discuss this post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs A Ormsby, Personnel Assistant.

 

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List of Children.

Information about the school

Visitor Guide to Beautiful Thanet http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/

The Charles Dickens School is an 8 form entry, 1200 student school. The School has great facilities and continues to be oversubscribed.

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joins the Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

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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.