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1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant - (Term-Time Only) - Part-time

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-2078-198S
  • Posted:01/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent range
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:17/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 22nd July 2020


REQUIRED for September 2020 – 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant to support a KS2 child with an Education Health Care Plan with Cognition & Learning and Speech, Language & Communication needs for 20 hours per week.

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy has a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join our highly collaborative and supportive team. Our TA’s are pivotal to our success in the classroom and provide a great deal of support for our teachers; therefore our successful candidates will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and students alike.

Key responsibilities:

  • to work under direction from the classteacher and the SENCo who will provide a supportive network and provide guidance and training as needed.
  • to work on a 1:1 basis with a specific pupil on a daily basis and where necessary,
  • provide wider support to the classteacher in the teaching and welfare of children to attain the targets set within the Personalised Education Plan/ Provision Map.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate experience in supporting pupils with Speech, Language & Communication needs.

This is a temporary contract, initially until December 2021 - linked to a named child with High Needs Funding or for the duration the child is at St Nicholas.

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 350 children, in this well-maintained school recently judged GOOD with Outstanding features by OFSTED (May 2019).

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend, and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of ability encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on site an outstanding private nursery, which provides a breakfast and after school club within the school and a Sure-start Children's Centre.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 363118


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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.