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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - TBC

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,564 - £22,798 for hours and weeks stated

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant on a Fixed Term Contract to join our team at New Horizon’s Children’s Academy. The successful candidate will provide 1:1 learning support under the guidance of the SENCo in all curriculum areas, together with supporting the class teacher in teaching and welfare in accordance with the pupils’ Education, Health and Care Plans or additional educational needs.

The SEN Teaching Assistant will be able to maximise opportunities to develop learning and, providing positive behaviour patterns, raising self-esteem and developing independent thought and working strategies.

There will also be a requirement to support at break and lunchtime and to administer First Aid, subject to appropriate training.

Our School

New Horizons Children's Academy is a "Good" school (Ofsted May 2022) with a three-form entry that teaches over 600 children from the local community.Our aim is to provide an education that meets the needs of all our children and we expect high standards of behaviour and a positive attitude to learning. Staff sharethis passion and are a role models for our pupils with their diligence and commitment. In turn, our staff are supported with a framework that aims to bring the best out of them, within an environment that encourages reflection and self-improvement.

'There is an ongoing training programme in place, aimed at the development of expertise in a range of cognitive tools, strategies and resources for established and newly appointed staff.'- University of Exeter(Thinking Schools Accreditation)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our contemporary school and join our Trust. You will work with modern facilities and grasp the opportunity to influence and shape the vision of our Academy.

What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers.
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes –located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About New Horizons Children's Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
639 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are the best performing primary school in Medway, ranking well above average progress in all areas. – 2019 Department of Education Primary league table results
We are a modern three-form entry school that opened in September 2014 and teaches over 600 children from the local community. We have modern classrooms and facilities that will help the successful applicant teach an inspiring and creative curriculum to our students.

Arranging a visit to New Horizons Children's Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email georgina.spratt@newhorizons.tsat.uk.

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