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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Rusthall St Paul's CE Primary School, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3913-47S
  • Posted:17/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3 £17,365-£17,411 pro rata
  • Start Date:October 2019
  • App Close Date:25/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:30th September 2019


Rusthall St Paul’s CE Primary School has a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 with a child with autism in the Early Years.

We are a nurturing and inclusive school where children’s well-being is at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for a caring and enthusiastic practitioner who can work under the guidance of the class teacher but equally has the ability to work under their own initiative. The role involves supporting a child with autism who is currently working well-below age expectations and therefore requiring significant support. The role would suit someone with either nursery or pre-school experience.


The person appointed will

-have experience of working with pupils with autism

-have experience of working with pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties

-have good use of language, be a good communicator and able to liaise with therapists and other agencies

-support the pupil with all their basic needs including toileting

-be adaptable and therefore able to support the pupil’s physical and sensory needs


We can offer the successful candidate

-a supportive team

-happy and well behaved pupils

-ongoing support and training


Rusthall St Paul’s CEP 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 successful applicant would be required to complete a DBS check and receive satisfactory clearance, along with a confidential health questionnaire. Written references will also be requested.


Visits to the school are warmly welcome. Please contact the school for further details.

Information about the school

Rusthall St Paul’s CE Primary School is a popular and friendly Church school which serves a mixed catchment area in a village setting on the edge of Tunbridge Wells. The school was graded GOOD by OFSTED in June 2016 and we continue to grow and thrive. We are at the heart at the community and our current roll is 173 children. We benefit from fabulous outdoor space and good facilities within the school. The school has achieved many successes including Quality in Study Support, PE Active Mark, Eco School Status and Healthy School Status.

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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.