Westlands Secondary School
- Salary: £14,050
- £14,673 Pro Rata (£22,457 - £23,453 FTE) SAT B
Term Time Only
Hours Per Week; Monday to Friday.
We have an opportunity for
caring and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Teaching Assistant, supporting
our pupils in mainstream classes.
As a Teaching Assistant, you
will be working with teachers to support teaching and learning, providing
general and specific assistance to pupils and staff under the direction of the
You will either work with
individuals or small groups, supporting pupils to understand instructions and
independent learning, helping to provide inclusion for all pupils.
The successful candidate
would need to have:
- Experience of
working with children in a similar environment;
- A good general
education including English, Maths and Science GCSE’s;
- Proven ability to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Evidence of other TA related
qualifications or training, and experience of supporting those with specific
learning difficulties would be an advantage.
For further information on
the full main duties and responsibilities and the requirements for the job are
detailed in the accompanying recruitment pack.
Westlands School is part of
Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We
are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of
academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on
students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly
in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.
https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.
This is an exciting
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
- Excellent CPD programme;
- Being part of a
highly successful Trust;
- Local Government
Pension Scheme – generous employer contribution;
- Cycle to Work
- Kent Rewards
Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
- Employee Referral
If you are interested in
this post, please contact Jamie Graves at email@example.com or 01795 477475.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Date: w/c 2nd October 2023
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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