SEN Teaching Assistant

Danecourt School, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6AA

This job expired on 31 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18,992 per annum

Actual salary

£12,583.34 per annum

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

Danecourt are expanding and therefore we have exciting opportunities for committed teaching assistants, with some previous experience, to come and join our friendly staff team. We are looking for a teaching assistants who: *Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an aspect of child care or SEND practice *Some experience of working with pupils with specific SEND needs including ASD *Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C) *Willingness to provide personal care and hygiene to children as required *Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative *A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner. As an employee of the Maritime Trust you can expect: *a positive working environment *national terms and conditions *tailored programmes of CPD with cross trust development opportunities *a generous package of staff benefits. Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about our school can be found on our website - https://www.danecourtschool.com/ The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed. We reserve the right to close this advert early should suitable applicants be found, therefore early applications are recommended Closing Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021 Interview Date: To be confirmed

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance - £1140.27 per annum

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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich and Kent. Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a ‘stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful’. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.

The highly trained staff team maintains high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in working with us come and visit, meet some of the pupils and staff to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

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