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Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Cage Green Primary School and Phoenix Centre , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2114-132S
  • Posted:17/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3 + SEN allowance
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:01/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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The Phoenix Centre for Autism has an exciting opportunity for a future professional looking to gain experience of children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. We would like to recruit a TA to join our team on fixed term contract until the end of the school year, during which they will receive comprehensive training, experience and support in an environment where children’s needs are the priority.  Individualised support plans are in place for each child and so the successful application will gain significant insight into managing provision for children with complicated needs. This role would suit an aspiring speech and language professional, psychologist, counsellor, medic or teacher.

The Phoenix Centre is based at Cage Green Primary school and is a specialist resource provision for 31 autistic children.  Located in North Tonbridge, the Centre is part of  a friendly primary school of 250 children.  There will be opportunities to gain experience with the mainstream setting as well.

The successful applicant would be required to work 8.30am - 3.30pm (30 minutes lunch break), 5 days a week, 38 weeks per year, fixed term to end of the academic year

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good levels of English and maths (grade c or equivalent at GCSE)
  • Have a willingness to learn new skills
  • Be able to work proactively as part of a team and demonstrate excellent flexibility
  • Have the ability not to take things personally.
  • Understand that all behaviour is communication.

Early applications are encouraged and Cage Green Primary School reserves the right to close the vacancy early if the right applicant is found.

Visits to the Centre are warmly encouraged so you can get a feeling for what we do and gain an insight into the role and its challenges and rewards.  Please contact Jo Dove, Centre Leader to arrange a visit on 01732 354325.

Connect Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

 

Information about the school

Cage Green Primary School is a happy primary school in north Tonbridge with 250 pupils from Reception to Year Six, including a resourced provision for 31 children with autistic spectrum disorder.

It is an exciting time to join Cage Green as we became part of Connect Schools Academy Trust in July 2019. If you come to join us, you will be part of a dynamic period of development and progress to ensure that our children receive the very best learning experiences they can.

Cage Green is an inclusive school and we place great importance on the need to ensure that all our pupils are included equally in opportunities for learning. The school's ethos and the values we practise and promote aim to secure equal opportunities for all the pupils at Cage Green whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, attainment and background. As a learning community all the staff work hard and are fully committed to securing the best provision for our pupils and the different groups that they may represent. 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.

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Job Contact Information

  • Name:Joanna Styles
  • Address:Cage Green Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 4PT
  • Telephone: (01732) 354325
  • Email: jsinger@CSAT.org.uk

Fax: 01732 369468

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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.