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PD Welfare Assistant - Full-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-369S
  • Posted:14/09/2020
  • Pay:KR3 plus SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/09/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


PD Welfare Assistant

Required for an immediate start


33.3 hrs per week (5 days a week)

Term time only - 39 wks per year (including Staff Development Days)

Kent Range 3, Point 8 £18,039

Pro rata £13,976.62

Plus SEN Allowance of £1,296.00 per annum



We are seeking to appoint a passionate member of support staff who will join a team of Welfare Assistants to work closely with and support the needs of physically disabled (PD) students.


The post holder will be required to support PD students both in the classroom and within the PD area with their learning and welfare needs in order to maximise their levels of achievement and independence. Experience of dealing with students’ welfare therefore is essential and the post holder will be required to undertake moving and handling training.


To apply please submit your application form with your reasons for wanting this position, together with evidence of why you are suitable for the role, and how you have developed your skills in previous roles in readiness for this position.


If you are interested in finding out more about this position please visit our website www.thamesviewsch.co.uk or email our HR Manager on k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk 


Closing Date:       28th September 2020 at 9.00 am

Interviews:           TBC


CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


Appointment to this post is subject to a criminal background check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Thamesview School operates a no smoking policy.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

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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.