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Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-445S
  • Posted:18/10/2021
  • Pay:£7,887.00 pro rata (SAT 3 £18,338.00)
  • Start Date:December 2021 or sooner if possible
  • App Close Date:27/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:1 November 2021


Permanent, Term time position plus 5 staff development days.

18.5 hours a week.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic Teaching Assistant to support pupils who have a range of learning needs.  Applicants should have the necessary skills to support in mainstream classes, in small groups or on an individual basis.

Candidates would be expected to have good literacy and numeracy skills, though experience in a similar setting would be welcome.   Above all, we are looking to appoint a hardworking, committed, flexible and reliable individual who is able to work on their own initiative when required. Training would be provided

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact January Lorman, Deputy Headteacher for an informal discussion.  January.lorman@swale.at and 01795 472449

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

 If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: 1st November 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr N Smith
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: tssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).