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SEND Assistant - Term Time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-118-S
  • Posted:22/11/2021
  • Pay:NJC Grade D2 points 4 – 11 £10,234 - £11,576
  • Start Date:December 2021
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 15:00
  • Interviews:December 2021

Schools this job is for


SEND Assistant

Walderslade Girls’ School

Required December 2021


20 hrs per week, 52 weeks per year

 NJC Grade D2 points 4 – 11 £10,234 - £11,576 per annum (£18,933 - £21,748 for a full time appointment)



We are looking for a motivated and experienced teaching assistant to join our established and expanding team as a SEND Assistant.  The successful applicant will be expected to work with students with a range of mental, educational and physical needs in a supportive, formal environment.  The will therefore need to liaise with a number of external agencies such as speech and language and hearing impairment.


Walderslade Girls’ School, part of the Skills for Life Trust, is a vibrant and high performing all girls High School with a strong community spirit and an ethos of inclusion, supporting learners of all abilities. 

This is an all-girls secondary academy in Medway with a large joint sixth form in partnership with the neighbouring boys’ school. You will work alongside a strong and motivated team, who are committed to ensuring that our pupils make outstanding progress.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;


  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment


We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and references.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Danielle Anderson
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861593
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk



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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).