Teaching Assistant

Meopham School, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0AH

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 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

Salary: £14,166 pro rata (£18,751 fte) SAT 3

Permanent.

Term Time plus 5 staff development days.

32.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

We have an opportunity to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in our dynamic SEN department at Meopham School.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting our pupils, with SEN, both inside and outside the classroom, to support their progress and exceed their potential. You will work closely with class teachers and our Operational SENCo on a daily basis, as well as lead on intervention sessions during advisory periods.

Good levels of literacy and numeracy, and willingness to learn and work as part of a team to support our students is essential.

Meopham School is situated in a beautiful village location. Our staff love working in our warm, friendly, family environment and our reputation in the community is second-to-none. Our students are wonderful ambassadors for us, both in school and beyond. Our staff work in partnership with students, parents and each other to create a supportive, energising and inspiring climate for success.

Meopham School is unique in that it has all the benefits of a small school rural setting, with the advantages of working as part of a larger Trust.

We are involved in extensive outreach work across schools in Kent, both within the Trust and beyond. This means we can offer you an invigorating professional environment in which to grow. The opportunities are genuially endless. Meopham School is the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

For more information about our school please visit our website: https://www.meophamschool.org.uk/.

We invite you to be a significant part of our success. Join us and benefit from:

Working within a supportive team;
Being part of our successful Trust;
Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
Ride to Work Scheme;
Eye test reimbursement;
Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts.
Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Applying for the job

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 Jenny Trueman, for an informal discussion. jennifer.trueman@swale.at and 01474 814646

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)

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 4th 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 Meopham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
857 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01474 814646

Welcome to Meopham School, where a traditional family culture combines with an ambitious ethos for excellence.

Our ethos creates a supportive, energising and inspiring climate for success. Indeed, we were recognised as the highest performing non-selective school in Kent for the third year running in the January 2019 school Performance Tables. We were also judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2019.

However, at Meopham School we measure success not just in terms of excellent academic outcomes, but also in the development of strong character. Our traditional academic curriculum combines with our Excellence Through Character curriculum to ensure that every student is nurtured to uncover their talents and aptitudes. We recognise that excellent examination results are only a part of the story. Qualifications and personality open doors initially, but it is strength of character which keeps those doors open and allows our young people to lead happy, successful and healthy lives.

We are proud that Meopham School students are curious in their learning, resilient in overcoming difficulty, and are confident in evaluating their own progress. As a consequence, they are ambitious to achieve academic and personal success, both in school and in the world beyond.

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