Teaching Assistant

The Whitstable School, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX

9 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    10 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18,751 SAT 3

Actual salary

£14,166 pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary

Three positions available.

Are you passionate about supporting children, recognising individual qualities and strengths, and aspiring to attain excellence in learning support?

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our Maths, Science and English departments.

The role involves working one to one or supporting small groups.

We are looking for someone who:
• Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Is able to support children with a range of special needs and disabilities;
• Is able to deliver support, both in the classroom or with targeted groups;
• Is a committed team player with energy and drive;
• Is dedicated, enthusiastic, patient and caring.

The School
The Whitstable School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a ‘Good’ school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to ‘outstanding’ and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more about our school.

Why work for us?
This is an excellent opportunity to join our school.
In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:
• Excellent on site facilities;
• Excellent CPD programme;
• Being part of a highly successful Trust;
• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
• Cycle to Work Scheme;
• Eye test reimbursement;
• Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
• Employee Referral Recruitment incentive;
• Free parking on site.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve.

Applying for the job

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements in the person specification. Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Debbie Possee, Office Manager at debbie.possee@swale.at or 01227 931300.
Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.
If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
964 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01227 931300

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

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