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1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant - Part-Time (Term-Time Only) - Part-time

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-2078-205S
  • Posted:01/12/2021
  • Pay:Aquila Range
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 15th December


We are looking for a dedicated, flexible team player to join us at St Nicholas as a Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a KS2 - Year 6 pupil.  The role will be based in the classroom and will involve implementing programmes of support designed especially to meet the pupil’s needs.  The School has excellent working relationships with external agencies who support with Pastoral and Educational Plans.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, with an NVQ Level 3 in Learning Support or Level 3 Teaching Assistant, who has experience and associated training in supporting children who are working significantly behind their peers. You will have experience of working in an upper primary setting and will be able to demonstrate previous success in working with a special needs pupil.  Most importantly you will be able to relate well with young children.  The ideal candidate should also feel comfortable liaising closely with the class teacher, the SENCO, other Teaching Assistants and the child’s family.

Your hours of work will be 20 hours per week, term time only. The post is fixed term, as it is dependent upon the named pupil’s continued attendance at this school and funding.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the school if they would like further details regarding the post.

Information about the school

St Nicholas CE Primary Academy, as part of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust, is situated in the heart of New Romney, set in beautiful surroundings and is well resourced to meet the needs of its 14 classes and 370 children, in this well-maintained school judged GOOD with Outstanding features by OFSTED (May 2019).

We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to reach their potential by providing them a stable, caring environment where children are happy to attend, and are stimulated and keen to learn while developing their individual potential. We cater for a wide range of ability encouraging all children to achieve at their highest level.

Our church school status means we have a strong Christian ethos and links to St Nicholas Church in New Romney which enriches both our collective worship and school values.

We are fortunate to have on site an outstanding private nursery, which provides a breakfast and after school club within the school and a Sure-start Children's Centre.

New Romney is an ancient Cinque Port situated in rural Kent, with excellent road links to Ashford (20 minutes), Canterbury (45 minutes) and Folkestone (30 minutes) or if you live in East Sussex only 45 minutes from Hastings!

We invite you to visit our school and discover for yourself the unique benefits of St Nicholas.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01797) 363118


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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).