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SEN Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-178S
  • Posted:01/11/2021
  • Pay:£13,376 pro rata to £18,329, VIAT 2
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:01/12/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 8th December


Salary: £13,376 pro rata to £18,329, VIAT 2 FTE

Hours: Mon – Friday 8.30 am until 3.30pm (32.5 hrs) 

Are you an inspirational teaching assistant who can apply a range of skills to bring out the best in our pupils? Come and join our friendly, vibrant school where the pupils are well behaved and love to learn.

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough is looking for a nurturing, caring and skilled individual who is passionate about improving the life chances of children. Our children come from a range of different cultural backgrounds and we are committed to making sure that every child has the chance to improve and succeed.

This role is classroom based in the morning; supporting the teacher to deliver phonics, Maths and English lessons. In the afternoons, the candidate will be line managed by the SENCO and will deliver additional learning support, including specific speech and language to pupils with EHCPs. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with small groups and implementing interventions. We can offer full support and training as well as friendly and supportive colleagues.

If you think you have what it takes to help us give our children the very best education, please contact Mrs Terrie Hennon, Office Manager, to arrange a visit to the school or download and complete the application and send to t.hennon@eastborough.viat.org.uk 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

We reserve the right to appoint to this role ahead of the closing date should an appropriate candidate be found.

Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

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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).