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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
34 hours a week
Contract type
Kent Range 3

Job summary

We have a full-time vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to work with students in Aspen 2 who have a range of profound, severe and complex learning needs. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and team work skills to join our friendly and forward looking school. The successful candidate will be an experienced Teaching Assistant who has worked in a Special Needs school environment; alternatively, you may have a passion for supporting students with additional needs and be looking for your first opportunity to develop your skills. We have a varied and interesting professional development programme that shows the value we place in our support staff. We are looking for someone who will uphold our values of inclusivity and proactive response to communication and behaviour, as well as a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of young people. The working hours are 8.30-3.30, Monday-Friday (CPD runs on a Thursday and TAs are expected to stay until 5pm), term time only.

To get a sense of our Aspen 2 community please visit our YouTube channel here: (alternatively type Aspen 2 into the YouTube search bar).

We look forward to receiving your applications.

Additional allowances

Aspen2 Teaching Assistant Allowance pro-rata to £1,647 for a full time appointment)

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
832 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Dover Christ Church Academy

Dover Christ Church Academy is an 11-18 mixed, non-selective Academy, located in semi-rural surroundings on the outskirts of Dover, conveniently situated near to motorway links and within easy reach of the continent.

Aspen2 at Dover Christ Church Academy is the designated provider for students with a wide range of profound, severe and complex special educational needs.

With support from our sponsor, Canterbury Christ Church University, we have developed an aspirational and successful Academy where we equip our students with the skills and knowledge they need for their future.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

School location

Melbourne Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 2EG

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