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1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant - Part-time

Slade Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2155-215S
  • Posted:17/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:28 October 2021
  • App Close Date:01/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:5 October

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Due to our school expansion, we are currently looking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic 1:1 SEND Learning Support Assistant to work with a child with an Education Health and Care Plan and social communication needs in KS1.  

This is a job share working Thursday and Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm term time only starting after the October half term.

The successful applicant will be paid Kent Range 3 (pro rata).

We can provide happy, enthusiastic children who are all keen to learn in our inclusive, supportive working environment. We can also offer you the opportunity to grow as a practitioner through the training and development opportunities that we are able to offer to support you in your career at Slade.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Truly enjoys working with children and is completely motivated by the desire to support them in reaching their full potential
  • Has experience of providing opportunities to develop a child’s gross and fine motor skills, such as sensory circuits, BEAM, fine motor activities
  • Can engage effectively and confidentially with parents/carers and their families
  • Is able to think creatively when finding solutions and problem solving
  • Is caring, kind and friendly to all
  • Can work as part of a team: including both the wider school community and external agencies
  • Is committed to on-going professional development

We can offer you:

  • Hardworking, polite and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • A supportive, inclusive working environment with a dedicated team of staff
  • Excellent CPD opportunities

Close date for applications: Friday 1 October 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 5 October 2021

This Authority and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young persons. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please see attached Job Description.

Information about the school

Tonbridge is a historic town, well known for its culture and heritage. Slade Primary School is nestled behind the castle, close to local churches, the River Medway and the local park, which are all ideal resources for the school to use to inspire and motivate children.

Slade caters for children from 4 years to 11 years old and includes a Specialist Resource Provision for pupils with a Hearing Impairment. We currently have 418 children on roll with 9 children in our SRP. We hope the information on this site will give you a picture of our happy and successful school.

We believe that every child has the right to an excellent education where every child is encouraged to do and be their best as part of a team in a safe and happy learning environment.

Learning is our core business at Slade which we teach through a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum that aims to inspire a life-long love of learning in all children. We have high expectations of all our children and staff with everyone aiming to be the best they can be in all aspects of school life.

Our children all know and understand our mission statement which is summed up in three words: Best, Team, Happy.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Slade
  • Address:The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1HR
  • Telephone: (01732) 350354
  • Email: office@slade.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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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.