Teaching Assistant

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

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (31 August 2022)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Band 5 points 14-17 (£20,595 – £21,693 based on full time) pro rata will apply

Actual salary

This equates to £14,426.36-£15,195.49 including holidays.

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for a highly motivated Teaching Assistant who is committed to raising standards and maintaining our very high expectations. 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 wellbeing 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 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year which is term time plus INSET days. This role is initially a fixed term position 31 August 2022. The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references. Please note we reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Applying for the job

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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

Please contact the HR Team to arrange a visit on 01892 534377

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