Teaching Assistant

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL

8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    October 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£15,850 pro rata (£20,263 FTE) SAT 3

Teaching Assistant job summary

  • Permanent.
  • Term time plus 5 staff development days.
  • 33.5 hours a week.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Teaching Assistant to support pupils who have a range of learning needs. Applicants should have the necessary skills to support in mainstream classes, in small groups or on individual basis.

Candidates would be expected to have good literacy and numeracy skills and, as part of the interview, may be asked to demonstrate their skills in supporting pupils. Above all, we are seeking to appoint a hardworking, committed, flexible and reliable individual who is able to work on their own initiative when required.

In return, we can offer:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Kent rewards providing discount to 100’s of retailers and business’;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP);

We look forward to receiving your application.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you have questions about this post, please contact January Lorman, Deputy Headteacher atjanuary.lorman@swale.ator 01795 472449, or Laura Jewiss, SENDCO atlaura.jewiss@swale.ator 01795 472449.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contactrecruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

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

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10th October 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

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you have questions about this post, please contact January Lorman, Deputy Headteacher at january.lorman@swale.at or 01795 472449, or Laura Jewiss, SENDCO at laura.jewiss@swale.at or 01795 472449.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

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

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10th October 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 Sittingbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1558 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Sittingbourne Community College is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

School location

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