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Teaching Assistant (High Needs) - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-33S
  • Posted:01/11/2019
  • Pay:£15,228 , pro rata to VIAT 2 (£18,329 - £18,809)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced person to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant to enhance provision for pupils with a range of SEND needs to enable them to access the full curriculum and wider school opportunities.

Previous experience of working with SEN children, particularly those with ASD and ADHD and Dyslexia is preferred and a willingness to engage with further training is essential.

This post requires someone with a calm, patient disposition and an ability to work in a responsive and creative way as part of a strong team. The successful applicant needs to be, flexible and work from, their own initiative, keeping to a timetable.The Applicant will need to be an excellent communicator, able to keep records and build trusting relationships with parents and external agencies such as Speech and Language therapists.

This is a temporary appointment, linked to the Higher Needs Funding, 37 hours per week on a term time only basis but part-time working will be considered. The salary starting salary will be £15,228 paid within the VIAT 2 grade, pro rata to a FTE of £18,329 - £18,809.

Our School

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a friendly, strong, encouraging team, within a popular, successful school, which is very much a part of the local community.

At Valley Invicta Primary at Kings Hill we are a Rights Respecting school, where staff are valued and encouraged to build experience and confidence to deliver their very best every day.

Our pupils are proud to be part of the school and are well mannered, polite and keen to learn.

Our school goes from strength to strength and having achieved Good Ofsted rating in October 2018 we are now on the journey towards Outstanding. We have high expectations and believe in inspiring our pupils to achieve success, through a broad, balanced and enriched curriculum, that provides them with opportunities to excel.

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, state of the art building with outstanding facilities.

Our Commitment

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have

• Outstanding Care
• Outstanding Education
• Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the MAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship.

If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you and we warmly invite you to contact the office to arrange a tour and discuss the position further.

To apply, click on the link below to download a copy of our application form and email to: hr@viat.org.uk

Please vist our website for more information on the school: www.kingshill.viat.org.uk 

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: hr@viat.org.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.