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Teaching Assistant + SEN Support - Term Time

Chilton Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-2596-123S
  • Posted:30/01/2020
  • Pay:KR
  • Start Date:16th April 2020
  • App Close Date:28/02/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:6th March 2020 (TBC)


We have a vacancy at Chilton Primary School for a Teaching Assistant supporting children with additional needs. In the first instance, this post is to support a child in Year 5 throughout the school day. This includes delivering a tailored curriculum - fully supported by the class teacher and our Senco, within a whole class setting. Our school ethos is 'One Childhood, one chance' and we are looking for someone with the enthusiasm and commitment to join our team. 

You must have:

  • Previous experience of working with primary aged children - this is essential
  • Great communication skills
  • The skills to work within and contribute to a successful team
  • The desire to make a difference to the education of our children

We will offer you:

  • An excellent teaching and support staff who are passionate about the work that we do
  • Training and in-house expertise
  • Advice and support from our experienced Trust Senco
  • A friendly, vibrant and welcoming school.

When completing the application form, candidates must thoroughly outline their suitability for the post within the 'reason for application' section. Without this detail, candidates will not be successful in being short-listed. 

Visits to the school prior to application are welcome. Please contact Mrs Kate Law, Head of School, by email to arrange this: headofschool@chiltonprimary.co.uk

The post is linked to High Needs Funding and the initial contract will be until August 2021. This will be fully explained at interview. 

The Viking Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the care and welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service records check and references.

Information about the school

Ramsgate Arts Primary is part of Viking Academy Trust which comprises of one junior school and two primary schools; Chilton Primary, Ramsgate Arts Primary School and Upton Junior School.

Ramsgate Arts Primary is a two form entry school situated in Ramsgate. We provide distinctive and exciting learning environments in which all pupils receive the support and encouragement they need to become successful, confident pupils.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team; determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their school - come and see why!

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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.