32 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade – D2 point 4 - £15,380 per annum + SEN Allowance - £1,287 per annum

Teaching Assistant job summary

Grade – D2 point 4 - £15,380 per annum + SEN Allowance - £1,287 per annum

Contracted Hours 28.75 per week - 8.45 am - 3.15 pm Monday - Friday, term time only

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you have previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant? If so, we want YOU to join our dedicated and friendly staff team!

We are looking for a teaching assistants who:

  • Ideally has a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an aspect of child care or SEND practice
  • Some experience of working with pupils with specific SEND needs including ASD
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C)
  • Willingness to provide personal care and hygiene to children as required
  • Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative
  • A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner.

Location: Please note that in addition to Danecourt School there are satellite provisions located at Featherby Primary School, Gillingham & Bligh Primary school, Strood. You may be required to work at any of the 3 locations.

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs. We enjoy a range of specialist facilities and additional therapy support along with outdoor learning spaces and sensory play rooms. At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful”. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of Academies in Greenwich, Kent & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

In return we can offer you:

  • A positive working environment
  • National terms and conditions and Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Programmes of CPD with possible cross trust development opportunities
  • Early salary access scheme & financial advice (Wagestream)
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about the job , (including a job description)and our school in the attached application pack,

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the My New Term website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.

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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment that allows children to explore through a personalised curriculum to become STARS!

Self reliant Team Player Aspirational Resilient Successful

The highly trained staff teams maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

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