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Teaching Assistant (SEND) - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Downe Primary School, Bromley

  • Ref:KCC305-2041-3S
  • Posted:12/11/2021
  • Pay:Grade BR4 Points 11-13 £20,875 - £21,237 per annum
  • Start Date:4th January 2022
  • App Close Date:01/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Teaching Assistant (SEND)


 Grade BR4 Points 11-13 £20,875 - £21,237 per annum, pro rata

 Working pattern: 20 hours per week over 5 days, term time only

Downe Primary School is a very small village school with a big ambition; to provide the very best for every child. We have a very caring and inclusive ethos and are looking to appoint an individual support assistant to join our highly experienced and friendly team.

We are looking for someone who has the experience and skills to step into our school mid year and welcome a child with an EHCP, who will be new to our school at the same time. We value diversity and the strengths and individuality of all and we welcome applications from anyone with the knowledge, behaviours and skills to fulfil this role.

The successful candidate will have experience of working directly with children and alongside other members of staff in a primary school setting. Experience of working with children with special educational needs, in particular speech, language and communication needs, would be an advantage.

If you think you could be the person we are looking for, we would be delighted to hear from you and would welcome the opportunity to show you round the school and answer any questions you may have, so you can see for yourself what a wonderful little school we are.           

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for this post.

Please return completed application forms to the school via email, at admin@downe.bromley.sch.uk, by post or by hand, no later than midday on the closing date.

 Closing date               Wednesday 24th November 2021 at midday

Interviews                  Tuesday 30th November and Thursday 2nd December

We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. We will contact all applicants after the closing date to let them know whether they have been shortlisted for an interview or not.

Information about the school

Vision: The best for every child

Strategy: Downe Primary School is a small village school with a warm, family feel. We place great emphasis on positive and secure relationships built upon trust, respect and clear communication. This extends to every member of the school community, providing a supportive learning environment where everyone is valued and included, championed and challenged. Children develop the personal skills required for a happy and fulfilled life alongside the knowledge and skills required for the next stage of their education. Core Values:

● Relationships ● Reflection ● Respect ● Recognition ● Responsibility ● Resilience

Every member of staff

Every child

Every parent/carer

Forges positive relationships with each other, each child and their families; Respects and champions difference and individuality; Recognises and celebrates individual strengths and interests; Is reflective of their practice, identifying areas for development; Takes collective responsibility for the success of every individual child, fostering resilience for learning without limits. knows their strengths; Knows what they need to work on next; Receives support when they need it; Is confident and secure in who they are and what they bring to the community. Works in partnership with school to share their expert knowledge of their child as an individual.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Debbie Allum
  • Address:High Elms Road, Downe, Bromley, Kent, BR6 7JN
  • Telephone: 01689 853916
  • Email: Dallum6.305@lgflmail.org


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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).