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Teaching Assistant - 30 Hours Per Week - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Rowhill School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-7044-108S
  • Posted:09/11/2021
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:tbc
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 13:00
  • Interviews:tbc

Advert

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work  in the Primary Phase of this SEMH school.  This is a permanent post.  The pay grade will be Kent Range 3 and will include a special needs allowance.

Knowledge and experience of working within a behaviour setting would be a distinct advantage.  The ability to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues is essential.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has literacy and math skills
  • is keen and enthusiastic
  • has a genuine interest and sensitivity to children's individual needs
  • has the ability to work as part of a team
  • has a positive and flexible outlook
  • experience of dealing with children with behaviour and learning difficulties would be an advantage

The post is offered for 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.  Start date, as mutually agreed.

 

 

 

Information about the school

Rowhill School is a day special school designated for pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The school currently has approximately 141 on roll between the age of 5 and 16 with a wide range of needs including communication and interaction difficulties as well as behavioural, social and mental health needs. We also provide an Alternative Curriculum Provision for 20 KS4 pupils, providing tutoring both on and off site. The North Kent STLS teaching service also forms part of the schools structure. Our staff work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. At Rowhill, we feel strongly that our pupils are entitled to a broad, balanced, inclusive, relevant and learner-focused curriculum, which will develop the young people to be lifelong independent learners.

Rowhill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and well being of all children and expects all staff to support the school in achieving this commitment.

Job Contact Information

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).