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1:1 TA Supporting A Child With An EHCP - Part-time - Special Needs Position

St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3751-47S
  • Posted:07/07/2020
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:2 September 2020
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 18:00
  • Interviews:TBA


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 preferable together with any relevant experience working with children. 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 12 noon 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.

Contact the school office for further information: office@saintthomas.co.uk 01732 453921

St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School is part of the Kent Catholic Schools' Partnership and 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.


Closing date – 13 July 2020

Information about the school

St Thomas’ Catholic School is a primary academy for students aged three to eleven. The academy forms part of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership, a growing multi–academy Trust of 22 Catholic Schools located across the South East. The trust is committed to deliver outstanding spiritual, moral and learning outcomes for children and young people.

Set in the commuter market town of Sevenoaks, which not only has excellent road and rail links with London but offers its own social scene, St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School is part of three lively church communities.

Ofsted (2014) rated the school outstanding because “Teachers are adept and highly skilled at bringing the best out of their pupils”.

For further information about this position and other vacancies, please visit www.saintthomas.co.uk.

All applications and enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Louisa Stangroome
  • Address:South Park, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1EH
  • Telephone: (01732) 453921
  • Email: office@saintthomas.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.