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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Fixed term contract for the duration the child is educated at the school.)
Salary
£14,677 - £16,070 per annum

Job summary

SEN Teaching Assistant
Salary: TSAT C Scale £18,327- £20,066 per annum (£14,677 - £16,070 per annum for hours and weeks stated)
Hours per week: 35 hours per week, term time only + 5 days
Contract: Fixed Term
Start date: TBC
Application Closing Date: 21st Nov 2021

Interview Date : TBC

We are seeking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant at New Horizons Children's Academy to provide one-to-one support for a pupil. A willingness to work as part of a team and seek positive solutions is essential. The successful applicant will need to be able to explore and extend different behaviour strategies in order to help the child reach his full potential. Please be advised that this is a fixed term contract for the duration the child is educated at the school.

You will need to hold a relevant L2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable.

You will need to have experience of working with primary aged children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support.

The successful candidate will:

Have experience of working with young people to support their physical and mental wellbeing and will possess excellent written and communication skills.
be educated to a minimum requirement of Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics and good ICT skills.
Have high levels of motivation, energy and commitment with a reflective approach to the role
Have the ability to work to build positive relationships with students and their parents/carers essential.
Be able to demonstrate that they can work as both part of a team and contribute to the effective organisation of the school with administrative support.

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
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
624 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
03333602050

About New Horizons Children's Academy

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.

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.

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

We are part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) which is made up of a family of schools working together to improve the life chances of young people.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our school and join our Trust!

School location

Park Crescent, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6NR

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