Specialist Teaching Assistant

Skinners' Kent Academy, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4PY

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Linked to named students)

Annual or full time equivalent salary


Actual salary

This will equate to £18,834.41-£20,096.60, inclusive of holiday pay, per annum based on a term-time only role

Specialist Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for a highly motivated Specialist Teaching Assistant who will be supporting students with sensory impairment and physical disabilities. The successful candidate will be hardworking, creative, energetic and excellent practitioner who ideally have experience of supporting students in the classroom or working with young people. They will be caring and sensitive to the needs of all students, but especially those for whom they are responsible and with whom they are working. Their professionalism and dedication will enable our students and pupils to achieve more than they believe possible. They will work as part of an outstanding team of Teaching Assistants and will be committed to ensuring Quality First Teaching and Learning. The Inclusion Team has a wide-ranging responsibility across the Academy for the progress and well-being of key groups including those with Special Educational Needs, those with English as an Additional Language, vulnerable students, Free School Meal students and Most Able and Talented students. The team consists of an Assistant Principal for Inclusion and SENDCo, SEND Manager, Assistant Inclusion Manager, Most Able and Talented Coordinator and an outstanding team of seven Teaching Assistants. Owing to growth and expansion we are looking to increase our numbers of Teaching Assistants as we recognise the impact that their work has on students and their life chances. This post is 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year which is term time plus INSET days. This is a temporary role linked to named students. Please see the job pack for further information about the the role. We will offer: • An exciting and vibrant place of work • Gym Facilities • Local Authority Reward Scheme • High Quality Continued Professional Development

Applying for the job

Please visit TES.com to apply: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/specialist-teaching-assistant-tunbridge-wells-1680207

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Supporting documents

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About Skinners' Kent Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1100 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

The Skinners’ Kent Academy is a non-fee paying, co-educational, all-ability Secondary school. The Academy is funded by the DfE and sponsored by The Skinners’ School, a grammar school for boys together with the Skinners’ Company, one of the ‘Great Twelve’ livery companies of the City of London.
The Academy is founded on the principles of a commitment to ensuring high standards and high aspirations, of active participation, an emotionally rich learning environment and an inclusive culture where every child is known and every learner supported.

Arranging a visit to Skinners' Kent Academy

It is important to us that applicants are applying to the right school for them. We welcome prospective candidates to visit the Academy before making applications or prior to interview. Please get in touch with the HR Team on 01892534377 to make an appointment to visit.

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