Teaching Assistant - Bank Staff - Part-time

Langafel CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3296-167S
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/02/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 02/03/2020


Aspiration, confidence, perseverance, team work and Koinonia are Langafel’s values. Are they yours?

At Langafel CE Primary we are looking for committed Teaching Assistants, with Primary school experience and knowledge of Autism, to join our team. Supported in each phase by class teachers, a phase leader and TAs you will be expected to work alongside our AEN team to support all children, including those with additonal educational needs, in Early Years, KS1 or KS2.

Candidates most suited to the post will have:

  • Experience of working with Early Years, KS1 / KS2 children
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Early Years, KS1 / KS2 curriculum
  • Experience of working with children with autism across the spectrum
  • A positive, friendly and upbeat personality
  • At least one year of experience working with children
  • Knowledge of child protection/safeguarding
  • The ability to be proactive and flexible
  • Professional development/interest in SEND/ASD education

If you need a new challenge and want to work in a good school with a proven track record for inclusion, supporting all of our amazing and inspiring children then Langafel is the school for you.

We understand that people have commitments outside of work which require them to work on a more flexible basis. This role promotes flexible working, meaning you can pick and choose the days that best fit around your week. It is also a great way of taking next steps towards a career in education potentially leading to a permanent position.

This post would require you to work when requested on mutually agreed days (between Monday and Friday) from 08.30 and 15:15. We may require you to work for a set period or individual days to cover absence or provide extra support in school. You may be contacted at short notice.

Applicants must be aware that Langafel School regards the Safety and Welfare of pupils as paramount and the successful application will be subject to a DBS check.

Information about the school

Langafel Church of England School is in a semi rural location in the village of Longfield and a mile from the mainline station. The school has 315 children on roll and a PAN of 45. Our school values are aspiration, team work, enjoyment and confidence. We have close links to our local church St Mary Magdalene and recognise the importance of Christian values, in particular respect, Koinonia, honesty and perseverance which were chosen by the school community. We have a number of excellent teaching resources in the school which include our heated swimming pool, gymnasium, performing arts room, food technology room and extensive grounds with woodland and pond area. The school includes SLIC@Langafel a resourced provision for 25 pupils with an EHC plan and a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Our recent Ofsted inspection took place in October 2018 where we were graded good in all areas. Our results are above national and Kent in both attainment and progress.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474) 709683

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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.