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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7045-185S
  • Posted:07/10/2019
  • Pay: Kent Range 3 and SEN
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:11/10/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:9th & 14th October

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Working Hours30hrs per week, term time only (38 weeks per year), plus 15 twilight sessions from 3.15 – 5.15 on Tuesdays

Start: ASAP

Pro rata salary £10,692 - £11,760 (for 30 hours term time)

SEN allowance £1,160 (pro rata to 30 hours)

(Salary Full time £15,628 - £17,188 plus SEN allowance full time £1,257)

Temporary for at least one year, subject to funding

Due to an increase in roll, we are seeking to appoint two teaching assistants, one for our Lower School phase and one for the Upper School.  The posts offer an opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced TAs to join our dedicated and highly effective staff team.  The posts are temporary for at least one year, however, there is a possibility they will become permanent as the school continues to increase its roll.

The school prides itself on providing our pupils with much more than academic support within lessons and we are looking for people willing to commit to providing the very best all round education for these exceptional young people. 

The successful candidate will work supporting pupil with a range of behaviour and learning needs and will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace change.

Candidates need to possess a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 or above or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). 

The school places a high priority on professional and career development.  All staff receive a full induction and support programme throughout the year to achieve their performance management targets.

Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare and Fundamental British Values. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.

Please apply for these positions using the application form on Kent Teach.

  • Closing date: Friday 11th October 2019

 

Interview date: Wednesday 9th October 2019 & Monday 14th October, please ensure that you are available on this date before applying.

Information about the school

Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 145 students between the ages of 5 and 16.

The school has been assessed as Good. The most recent inspection report was published in November 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Melanie Wright
  • Address:Elms School, Elms Vale Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9PS
  • Telephone: 01304 201964
  • Email: hr@elms.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01304 225000

Documents

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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.