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SEN Support Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Penshurst CEP School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-3314-79S
  • Posted:31/08/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:September /October 2019
  • App Close Date:18/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 20th September 2019


We are looking for a part -time support assistant. if you are passionate about helping all children reach their full potential and understand that every child has their own unique qualities then we would love to hear from you.

If you think you would enjoy working in a school that puts well-being first then Penshurst Primary School could be the place for you. We strive to ensure our pupils are given a broad and bold education; an education that equips them for the world they will live in and encourages them to understand their place within that world.

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint someone to work both  in a small groups and 1:1 with a child or children who display some barriers to learning.  These could be academic but equally could be emotional barriers so kindness and patience are key skills that any candidate should have. 

We are looking for someone who is kind, patient and above all, has a good sense of humour.  Previous experience of working 1:1 with children to support their learning is desirable.

Please see the Job Description (Individual Needs Assisant) and tailor your application to this. Tours of the school are welcomed; phone the school  office to book one.

Pupils at Penshurst are kind, caring and friendly. Our school ethos is to ‘treat others how we wish to be treated’ – if you feel you would fit in well in our school then we look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is on a temporary/fixed term as it is dependent on future funding. The post is part time (3 days with a total of 18 hrs) 

Information about the school

We are a small village church school, at the heart of our community, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have around 100 pupils taught in four classes: Foundation & Year 1 , Year 2 & Year 3, Year 4 and Years 5 & Year 6.

The school plays a very active role in the local and wider community and provides many opportunities for children to develop their talents and interests, whether this be in the many sporting competitions we take part in or in our wide range of extra-curricular clubs.

Our staff team is experienced, friendly and mutually supportive, which we believe is a real strength of our school. Our Christian values are important to us and are at the heart of all we strive to achieve.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01892) 870446


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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.