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SEN Teaching Assistant Linked to High Needs Funding - Full-time/Part-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-106S
  • Posted:09/12/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 15:00
  • Interviews:15/12/21


We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and friendly Teaching Assistant (SEN-linked to High Needs Funding) to support a group of pupils in Year 3 within the classroom. You will have experience in enabling high quality inclusive provision. You will be skilled in delivering a range of interventions and in working alongside parents and professionals.

This is a term time only contract linked to support for a group of pupils and is a temporary role linked to High Needs Funding.

Hours of work are 8.45am-3.00pm (MOn-Fri) with a 30min lunch break. 

Previous experience of working with SEN children, particularly those with ASD and ADHD is highly desirable.

Are you passionate about helping young people fulfil their potential? Do you have experience working with children in the primary school? Do you have the ability to inspire children and encourage them to grow independence and self-confidence?

You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. We are looking for people who are determined to secure the absolute best for each pupil and will work hard to ensure every child achieves everything they are capable of.

We require organised professionals who have:
• Good interpersonal skills and an ability to remain calm and patient even when under pressure.
• Good standards of English and Maths.
• The ability to liaise with staff, parents and professionals offering support and challenge as appropriate.
• The ability to work using your own initiative at a highly professional level.
• A secure knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
• A thorough understanding of differing needs and vulnerability of children.
• You will have experience in enabling high quality inclusive provision. You will be skilled in delivering a       range of interventions and in working alongside parents and professionals.


Please feel free to contact the school office if you would like to discuss the role further or to arrange a visit to the school.


Culverstone Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding, all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information about the school

We are a popular, rural village school with 7 classes and a nursery. CGPS formed part of the Pathway Academy Trust in October 2015. TPAT currently has five schools: Meopham Community Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Wrotham Road and Culverstone Green. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

We have a brand new school building and school grounds that are beautifully rural and spacious. The children have a school council and their view point is very important to us. We have a supportive Local Governing Body and an active PTA. We are an innovative and creative school with a positive, friendly and motivated staff team. We are committed to CPD. We even have our own school dog! Come and see for yourself!

Please do have a look at our Facebook page and school website.

The Pathway Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role will involve contact with children, referred to as 'regulated activity' therefore all applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). A copy of our Child Protection policy is available from our website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Adrian Watson
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Culverstone Green, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: (01732) 822568
  • Email: tharana.wahed@cgps.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).