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1:1 Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-89S
  • Posted:02/11/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/11/2021 at 13:00
  • Interviews:week beginning 8th Nov


KS2 Teaching Assistant at Woodchurch CE Primary School

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to join a brilliant team? Do you have a passion to work with children?

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join us as soon as possible! 

At Woodchurch CEP School, we pride ourselves on our exciting and inspiring curriculum which underpins all the learning that our children participate in. We aim to inspire our pupils to become lifelong learners through a real passion around all of the subjects we teach. Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at Woodchurch CEP School. We have exceptional support for children with additional needs and strive to ensure that they achieve their best outcomes.

We would really like to meet you if:

  • You have a commitment to excellence in your own practice and that of our learners
  • You can support all children to succeed and help give our children the best possible outcomes
  • You have the enthusiasm needed to enhance the children’s learning experiences
  • You possess a minimum of GCSE grade C/4 or above or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). 
  • A good understanding of ASD, including knowledge of and strategies for support.
  • You have previous experience working with children in a nursery/school environment. 

We can offer:

  • Well-motivated, happy and enthusiastic children who love learning and achieve well
  • A highly effective, enthusiastic and supportive team
  • An on-going CPD programme and supportive induction

 Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting individuals/groups in accessing learning and achieving the lesson intention all areas of the curriculum.
  • Leading 1:1 and small group intervention programmes.
  • Feeding back to the SENCo and class teacher,  keeping records of progress and achievement. 
  • Ensuring children have adequate resources and provision support learning. 
  • Working with children to support any social, emotional, or medical needs.

If you feel you have a positive attitude and are passionate about supporting children to learn, we would love to hear from you. Above all, we are seeking an inspirational teaching assistant who expects and achieves high standards for all our children.

This is a temporary role until end of August 2021, however could be extended if additional funding continues.  

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact us to make an appointment via email or school office. For more information about our school please visit our school website, www.woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

All applications must be made via Kent-teach using the KCC application form.

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 163 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close knit village community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up other schools, including primary, secondary and special schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Kelly Burlton and Mrs Jen Dawes
  • Address:Bethersden Road, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3QJ
  • Telephone: (01233) 860232
  • Email: office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01233) 860804


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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).