The Governing Body of Riverside Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work under the direction of teachers, to support teaching and learning across the Key Stages, from Foundation Stage to Year 6. He/she may also be expected to deliver intervention programmes under the direction of the Inclusion Manager.
The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent. Experience of working with children with Autism and/or Speech and Language difficulties would be an advantage, as well as understanding children with different behavioural needs. Applicants with experience of working with children with visual impairment, including specialist qualifications such as the ability to use Braille, would be particularly encouraged to apply.
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School website - https://www.riverside.medway.sch.uk/
We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of Rainham Mark Education Trust. The school had a good Ofsted Inspection in November 2019, and was recognised as being Outstanding in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Enjoy, Achieve, Teamwork, Respect, Communicate, Independence and Resilience. The school has two integrated special provisions for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Visual Impairment, who are taught in the mainstream classes with appropriate support.