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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Term Time

Turner Free School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4021-20S
  • Posted:25/06/2020
  • Pay:AR03 £16,823 (£14,564 pro rata)
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:06/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed

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Apply to join TFS as we continue to build a powerful education for every one of our scholars

Term Time Role

We are offering an opportunity to be part of our fantastic new school, which aims to provide an outstanding education for every child at TFS. This could be the ideal role for you if you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of children through supporting them to achieve, both academically and personally.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who are:

  • committed team players with energy and drive
  • able to support children with a range of special educational needs and disabilities, including scholars with ASD, during their transition to Key Stage Three;
  • able to deliver support, both in lesson and small groups in reading, writing and mathematics;
  • dedicated, enthusiastic, patient and caring.

We welcome applications either from excellent Teaching Assistants who have experience in supporting children with a range of other special educational needs, or from graduates, who are looking to gain in-school experience before Teacher Training.

We are committed to our staff’s continuous professional development in all areas, and will ensure that you receive high quality and effective training in order to support you in your role. However, experience with Read Write Inc. Fresh Start and First Aid would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in Family Dining, sharing lunch with our wonderful children every day. All employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

The Turner Free School is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, including checks against the barred list. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

The Turner Free School is an academically ambitious and inclusive school for 11-18 year old pupils in the Cheriton area of Folkestone. In other words, it is a grammar-style school for everyone. As a smaller than average secondary school, all pupils are known and educated as individuals. The school has a knowledge-led curriculum, organised along the principles established by Professors Michael Young of the IOE and E.D. Hirsch of the University of Virginia, to ensure all pupils receive the knowledge they need to thrive in the modern world. In addition, to give pupils a leading edge for further education and employment, modern foreign languages are emphasised, with the aspiration that all pupils will achieve a working standard by the time that they graduate from the school.

As a free school the Turner Free School is a new Academy school; directly funded by central government and independent of Local Authority control. Like other free schools, the Turner Free School has a responsibility to expand the educational offer locally, to promote higher standards inclusively, to address local social issues and to ensure excellent value for the public purse.

The Turner Free School is part of innovative new trust Turner Schools - striving to ensure that its schools are places where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House, 58-60 Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com

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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.