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1:1 Teaching Assistant Supporting a Child with an EHCP - Fixed Term

Bishop Chavasse Primary School , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2086-38S
  • Posted:25/06/2020
  • Pay:F.T.E Min £15,998 - Max £17,534
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:09/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant to work 1:1 to support a child with a number of complex needs.

This will initially be a fixed term contract until August 2021.

With the support of the SENCO and class teacher, your role will be to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to whom you are assigned, to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them, fulfilling their potential and achieving excellence.

Recent experience working as a 1:1 support assistant or teaching assistant, in particular the planning and delivery of individual intervention programmes, is essential together with any relevant experience working with children with visual impairments. An ability to build relationships, have a positive outlook and a willingness to try different approaches is essential. 

In return, we offer a commitment to your professional development and ambitions, as well as a supportive team to work with - this is a great opportunity to join our friendly staff and help us realise our vision for the whole school community. 

Hours of work will be 8:30am to 3:15pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. 

Duties to include 1:1 support and small group intervention as well as lunchtime supervision of named child.

Virtual tours of the school are highly recommended.  Contact the school office to arrange: office@bishopchavasseschool.org.uk 01732 676040

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Information about the school

Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School opened in September 2017 as part of the Tenax Schools Trust. The school is a 4-11 Church of England two form entry primary free school which has recently opened in brand new, purpose built school, located in and mainly serving South Tonbridge (postcode area TN11).

The core of our vision is to create an outstanding Church of England primary school at the heart of local community where all pupils, regardless of background are offered an inspiring curriculum which enables them to master the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their full educational and personal potential.

Our Christian values prevail throughout our school. Bishop Chavasse Church of England Primary School continues to strive to be at the forefront of developing new approaches to learning, embedding the ‘mastery’ approach to primary phase teaching, whilst securing the very best outcomes for all of our pupils.

Our school, which currently provides a high quality education for Years R to Year 3 pupils this academic year, and we will welcome new Reception children each September until it reaches capacity in 2023.

We moved into our brand new, state of the art school building in April 2019 and are able to offer a vibrant environment for the right candidate, comprising of a stunning library, food technology room, intervention rooms and colourful, well equipped, breakout spaces and impressive outside area.

Our school has a strong community, whereby, staff, parents and children are flourishing through working, learning and playing together. Providing our children with a rich and varied experiences encourages our children to develop independence and confidence.

Tenax Schools Trust was founded by Bennett Memorial Diocesan School (Bennett) an Outstanding secondary school, located in nearby Tunbridge Wells. Bennett is a designated Teaching School, part of the Altius teaching school alliance which provides significant opportunities.

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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.