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SEN Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Langafel CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3296-174S
  • Posted:06/07/2020
  • Pay:KR3+SEN
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:12/07/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 13/07/2020


Aspiration, enjoyment, perseverance and team work are some of Langafel's values, are they yours?

At Langafel CE Primary we are looking for a committed SEN Teaching Assistant, with experience in Early Years and/or KS1 and 2, and in working with children with Autism, to join our team.

You will be expected to support children in SLIC @Langafel. SLIC (socialise, learn, interact, communicate) is our specialist resourced autism provision which comprises of three classrooms housed within our school and provides opportunities for pupils to be included in some mainstream lessons supported by teaching assistants.

Candidates most suited to the post will have:

  • Experience of working with children in Early Years and /or KS1 and 2
  • Experience of working with children with autism across the spectrum
  • Training for and/or experience of Letters and Sounds
  • Positive, friendly and upbeat personality
  • Minimum two years of experience working as a Teaching Assistant
  • Knowledge of child protection/safeguarding
  • The ability to be proactive and flexible
  • Professional development/interest in SEN/ASD education.

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

This post requires you to be able to work between 08.30 and 15:15 from Mon-Fri.

Applications must be aware that Langafel School regards the Safety and Welfare of pupils as paramount and the successful application will be subject to satisfactory references and 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 325 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

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.