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Thistle Hill Academy have 2 Intervention Teaching Assistant vacancies to provide one to one support for individual children and small groups. This is a great opportunity to join the fantastic team at Thistle Hill and make a real difference to the children. Click here to see what it's like to be a teaching assistant at The Stour Academy Trust.
The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable with good literacy and numeracy skills. Previous experience of working with children with educational needs is desirable but above all, we would like someone with a calm and positive approach to working with children with varying levels of special educational needs. We are fully committed to ensuring that pupils within this area of special need are integerated as fully as possible in the classroom and that they feel as highly valued as all other pupils.
This can be a challenging position, but equally very rewarding. The successful applicant will be joining a well established, forward thinking and supportive team of professionals.
We are looking for someone who can bring motivation, energy and excellent communication skills to the role. You will play a vital role in supporting our children with their educational, physical, emotional and social development, and play an active role alongside the teacher in shaping the learning of the class.
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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.
Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.
Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)
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Please note previous applicants do not need to re-apply
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Thistle Hill Academy is a Primary School in Minster on the Isle of Sheppey. The school opened in 2015 and has been under the leadership of The Stour Academy Trust since 2017.
Being part of a Trust provides the opportunity to work in a collaborative model. Thistle Hill is part of the Swale Hub of the Trust, joining two further Swale schools, Richmond Academy and Lansdowne Primary School. All Academies in the Trust share the same core values and ethos; raise standards and address under performance whilst making sure that the children are at the heart of every decision. Through the effective use of Hubs, the is able to "support staff well to continually develop their practice".
The Trust’s aim and ambition is to create a network of outstanding schools that thrive through collaboration and interaction.
We can offer all successful applicants: • Opportunity to move to other schools within the Trust • Full induction process • Ever evolving work-life balance package • Support from a network of experienced staff • Excellent career development opportunities
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