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Teaching Assistant With SEN Responsibility - Part-time

Wentworth Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2684-91S
  • Posted:22/06/2020
  • Pay:KR4(£18,129 fteSeptember 2020,actual £10.540
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:01/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant on a temporary contract to support a pupil in Early Years from September 2020.  The successful candidate will provide support to a pupil with special educational needs.  The role will be for 26 hours per week, term time only, salary range KR4. 

The successful candidate will have an understanding and caring attitude and is committed to the school’s learning and development goals.  They will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills together with effective oral and written communication skills.  The role requires experience in an Early Years setting, ideally with children who have complex medical needs.  The duties of the post will include providing personal care and toileting needs for the child along with feeding at lunchtimes. Liaising with external agencies including speech and language therapy will be part of the role. We expect all staff to be able to make a positive contribution to all aspects of school life.


Wentworth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.


This post is considered to be a customer facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.


Information about the school

Wentworth Primary School (Acad) is situated near to Dartford Heath and is close to the border with the London Borough of Bexley. The School currently has over 580 pupils aged between 4 years and 11 years and serves its local community in Dartford and Crayford. It is very popular and is regularly oversubscribed. From September 2016 the school expanded to an admission number (PAN) of 90, commencing in Foundation and rolling through the school, year on year. The School is very well resourced in all areas, and benefits from ample grounds including our own playing fields. The atmosphere is happy and supportive with an effective team spirit. The Governors and Senior Management offer guaranteed support and CPD opportunities for professional development. We have an Ofsted grading of Good.

Wentworth Primary School is a Non-Smoking environment

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291562


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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.