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Teaching Assistant For Hearing Impaired Pupils - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Slade Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2155-182S
  • Posted:10/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:30/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4th October

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Start Date - As soon as possible

Salary – KR3, full time

REQUIRED FOR OCTOBER 2019  or as soon as possible –TEACHING ASSISTANT for the Hearing Impaired Specialist Resource Provision

We are an outstanding school looking to appoint a professional, dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our school as part of our Specialist Resource Provision Team (SRP). This is a new role created due to the increased intake of hearing impaired pupils into the SRP.

We can provide happy, enthusiastic children who are all keen to learn in our inclusive, supportive working environment. We can also offer you the opportunity to grow as a practitioner through the training and development opportunities that we are able to offer to support you in your career at Slade.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Truly enjoys working with children and is completely motivated by the desire to support them in reaching their full potential
  • Candidates with British Sign Language Level 1 or above 
  • Can engage effectively and confidentially with parents/carers and their families
  • Is able to think creatively when finding solutions and problem solving
  • Is caring, kind and friendly to all
  • Can work as part of a team: including both the wider school community and external agencies
  • Is committed to on-going professional development

We can offer you:

  • Hardworking, polite and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • A supportive, inclusive working environment with a dedicated team of staff
  • Excellent CPD opportunities

Visits to the school are encouraged.

To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01732 350354

Close date for applications: Monday 30 September

Interviews: Friday 4 October

Information about the school

Tonbridge is a historic town, well known for its culture and heritage. Slade Primary School is nestled behind the castle, close to local churches, the River Medway and the local park, which are all ideal resources for the school to use to inspire and motivate children.

Slade caters for children from 4 years to 11 years old and includes a Specialist Resource Provision for pupils with a Hearing Impairment. We currently have 405 children on roll with 10 children in our SRP. There are 14 classes in the main school and we are currently in a period of expansion.

The building comprises an Edwardian main block, four additional classrooms, a new Key Stage 2 building, small hall, large hall, library, music room and a mobile classroom and our SRP, which has two classrooms.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Slade
  • Address:The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1HR
  • Telephone: (01732) 350354
  • Email: office@slade.kent.sch.uk

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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.