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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Kent Range 3 - £19,293

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance, Full time equivalent of £1,342

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you:

  • passionate, fun and creative;
  • caring, committed and motivated for yourself and others;
  • experienced working with children (although this is not essential);
  • adaptable with a can-do attitude;
  • great at working in a team with initiative to work independently to support children in achieving their best;
  • literate and numerate with exam passes to evidence this;
  • able to establish supportive, caring and secure relationships with children, promoting respect, self-esteem and a positive, inclusive whole school ethos;
  • able to lead intervention groups in order to support learning or any emotional, social or behavioural needs of any children;
  • provide effective feedback to children and teachers including appropriate marking and record keeping to support the learning process.

What the school offers its staff

  • we are "the school where excellence meets opportunity";
  • our children are happy and make every day rewarding;
  • no two days are the same (who wants boring!);
  • we are expanding with a lot of exciting opportunities for you to develop.

We can offer you:

  • flexible working hours to help you manage your work life balance;
  • an annual well-being day off for all staff;
  • a strong, ecxperienced and supportive team of colleagues, all working towards the shared belief that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school;
  • a varied range of development opportunities for staff to learn new skills and progress in their careers;
  • a dedicated well-being team who work to support staff with day to day issues as well as a fun-packed social calendar for our staff to wind down.

Commitment to safeguarding

Nexus School is committed to safeguarding it's pupils and staff.
All offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks including: 2 references; Enhanced DBS check; Right to Work in the UK; Confirmation of fitness to work.

We reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate’s suitability to work with children with the Headteacher.

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About Nexus Foundation Special School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
261 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01732 771384

Nexus : the school where excellence meets opportunity.

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism.

With currently 270+ pupils on roll, we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers providing wonderful opportunities for our teaching and learning with a wide range of staff development routes.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

Arranging a visit to Nexus Foundation Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@nexusschool.org.uk.

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