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Teaching Assistant - RADAR - Term Time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-587S
  • Posted:25/11/2019
  • Pay:Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:06/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Required as soon as possible

SAT 3 £17,497 (£10,760.66 pro-rata)

27.50 hours per week term time only


An opportunity has become available to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work within the RADAR Provision, a small group focused provision that supports pupils who have, for a variety of reasons, have not been successful in Secondary School and need a time out placement or respite to rebuild their confidence, change behaviours or focus on their academic skill set. The Provision is run jointly by Westlands and The Sittingbourne School and is located off site at St Michael’s Road, Sittingbourne.

Applicants should have the necessary skills and experience in working with pupils across the full Secondary age and ability range who have various difficulties in mainstream classes or have struggled in a school environment. Candidates would be expected to have good literacy and numeracy skills, and as part of the interview, may be asked to demonstrate their skills in supporting pupils.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Mr Hallam, Assistant Headteacher at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post, craig.hallam@swale.at  or 01795 477475.

Closing Date: 6th December 2019 (noon)

Interviews : TBC

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure on all applicants.


Contact details:

Westlands School

Westlands Avenue



ME10 1PF

Telephone: 01795 477475

Applications to be emailed to: wssrecruitment@swale.at


Information about the school

Westlands School is a large, mixed, 11-18 school with a tradition of excellent outcomes for students and a ‘Good’ OFSTED judgement. We have an enviable reputation in the local area, being significantly over-subscribed on an annual basis. As part of Swale Academies Trust we work in collaboration with other schools across Kent and East Sussex. We are a Teaching School and provide professional development of the highest quality.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss C Honess (Head of School)
  • Address:Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
  • Telephone: (01795) 477475
  • Email: wssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 431946


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.