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Valley Invicta Academies Trust requires a Teaching Assistant to join our team at Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes. This role is based within our Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) which makes provision for children with autism, often alongside other complex needs.
Salary: 37 hours per week for 38 weeks per year, £15,626 pro rata to VIAT 3, £18,809.
The ideal candidate will be kind, caring and flexible, with a willingness to learn. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to form positive relationships with children, parents and staff. You will have empathy and resilience in supporting children with complex needs. The role involves working flexibly within our SRP team to support children across the primary age range, both within the SRP classroom and within the mainstream school environment. This includes supporting children’s communication skills, wellbeing and access to the curriculum. You will work closely with our staff team and outside agencies to help the child to meet their targets and support them to feel happy and comfortable in school. This might include delivering agreed Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy or other programmes of support. Previous experience working with children with SEND or within an educational setting is beneficial.
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.
Holborough Lakes is an ‘inclusive and caring school, underpinned by a culture of respect as observed by Unicef’s Rights Respecting assessor (Silver Award February 2019). We put the children at the centre of everything we do and pupils say they "feel safe and happy at school and are well looked after. They say it is a "kind" and "content" school (Ofsted 2018).
For more information on our school, please visit our website.
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For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website: www.viat.org.uk
The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.
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 four 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 East Borough Primary School which has recently joined the Trust.
VIAT Secondary Schools
Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and 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.
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