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SEN Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

St John's Church of England Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2000-66S
  • Posted:27/11/2019
  • Pay:KR4-KR5
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:04/12/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 11th December


We are looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to work with our SEND pupils.

At St John's we believe in nurturing each individual pupil in order for them to reach their full potential. If you share this ethos then this is the school for you!

We can offer you pupils who are keen to learn, tailored opportunities for your professional development and a coaching ethos, a vibrant community in the heart of Canterbury, excellent facilities including a wonderful library and nature trail and a school where staff voice is highly valued.

We are looking for experienced practitioners who have high expectations for all children and believe in teaching and delivering a stimulating and creative curriculum.

  • Have a genuine, professional interest to provide high quality teaching for all children
  • A commitment to sharing responsibility for raising standards 
  • Effectively work- independently, as part of a team and with the wider community
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment, energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility in duties and approaches
  • Have high expectations and enjoy being a member of a team
  • Be able to work in partnership with parents and the wider community
  • Can significantly contribute to the creation of a stimulating learning environment
  • Have experience of working with SEND pupils.

We warmly welcome visits to the school, they are essential in order for you to gain a true insight in to life at St John's. Arrangements for visits can be made through the school office (01227 462360) we look forward to meeting you.

Information about the school

Ofsted 2018 graded St John's as a Good school with an Outstanding early years provision.

The school is larger than the average-sized primary school. It is a Church of England voluntary aided school. It has provision for early years foundation stage children, including two-year-olds, with a Nursery and two Reception classes. There are two classes in each of Years 1 to 6.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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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.