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  • Expected start date

    1 December 2021

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Term time
27.08 hours a week, Term Time only, 38 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,338 (SAT 3)
Actual salary
£11,248 pro rata

Job summary

Permanent, Part-Time. Term Time only, 38 weeks a year.
27.08 hours a week.

Are you passionate in supporting pupils? We would be interested in hearing from you.

Westlands Secondary School is looking for applicants who would be interested in supporting pupils in our mainstream school.

The role of a Teaching Assistant is to work with teachers to support teaching and learning, providing general and specific assistance to pupils and staff under the direction, guidance of the classroom teacher.

The ideal candidate will:
• Have experience of working with children in a similar environment.
• Have level 1 or 2 diploma (or equivalent) in learning support.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• A willingness to learn.

Join us and benefit from:
• A friendly, supportive and committed team;
• An excellent CPD programme, which gives all staff the opportunity to study further;
• Being part of a highly successful Trust.

Applying for the job

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

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Jamie Graves, SENDCO at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post and telephone Jamie.graves@swale.at and 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 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 8th November 2021

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.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1728 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01795 477475

About Westlands School

Based on a tradition of excellent exam results, a wide and varied curriculum and two previous 'Outstanding' OFSTED judgements, the school is oversubscribed and has gained an enviable reputation in the wider community. Westlands School is a mixed, 11-18, non-selective school and is one of the most popular in the county.

Our curriculum provides impressive breadth, which we are proud of, this means that students can study academic courses alongside a wide choice of arts, technology and other vocational subjects. We have an enhanced range of extra-curricular activities, which we believe provides enrichment as well as developing students’ character.

Westlands is particularly proud of the fact that it focuses on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

School location

Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF

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