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SEND Independence Support Assistant - Part-time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-255S
  • Posted:15/07/2021
  • Pay:£18,129 FTE
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:25/08/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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SEND Independence Support Assistant

Required from September 2021

 

Five days per week, 38 weeks a year, Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 15.30  

 

30 minute (unpaid) break per day.

 

Temporary contract.

 

Term time only

 

Salary KR4 £18,129 FTE actual salary £13,344.75 for a 32.5 hour a week time term only contract 

 

We are seeking to appoint a calm, patient and enthusiastic Independence Support Assistant to join our SEND Team.  The successful candidate will support our SEND students both in and out of lessons and could have specific responsibility for designated students with an Education health Care Plan and High Needs Funding. Experience of working with students with special educational needs would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone with good literacy and numeracy skills, good communication skills and a supportive and flexible attitude.  Experience of supporting students at Key Stage 1 and 2 would be advantageous as would be experience of working with students at any age group.  

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care.  This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school “Good” overall and “Good” in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

 

DSTC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

An application form is available on our website www.dstc.kent.sch.uk. Completed forms should be emailed to Susan Wells (susan.wells@dstc.kent.sch.uk) or posted to the address above.  In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post we may bring the closing date forward.

Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445

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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.