23 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Hours of work are 08.40am-15.10 Mon-Fri. These hours include a 20 minute break and a 40 minute unpaid lunch break. This is a term time only post + 1 Staff Development Day.

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,293 p.a.

Actual salary

£13,451 p.a. pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Necessary Experience

• Good standard of Education (Level 3) together with good numeracy and literacy skills (GCSE English and Maths or equivalent).

• At least 2 years’ experience of working closely with SEND.

• Good ability to use technology (computer, email, photocopier etc.)

• Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security and confidentiality.

• Ability to relate well with children and communicate diplomatically and tactfully with adults (e.g. parents)

• Must be motivated and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Person Specification

A Teaching Assistant should be:

• Proactive and dynamic

• Approachable

• A good listener

• Non-judgemental

• A role model

• Positive and reliable

• Realistic

• Patient

What the school offers its staff

The School's brand new amazing state-of-the art design was ready in February 2022. The Trust believes this outstanding design, combined with an innovative curriculum, excellent teaching and learning, and strong pastoral care and guidance, will provide outstanding education for the local community for generations to come.

Our aim is that students will aspire to be their very best and will be supported to believe in themselves and their ability to achieve and excel. Students will develop into confident, independent and resilient learners ready to meet the challenges of a world that is rapidly changing.

Our students will acquire, not only an excellent foundation of learning, but also the acquisition of habits of flexible thinking and learning, resilience and confidence in solving problems both as individuals and within a team. Students will enjoy some of the very best teaching resources and facilities available in the local area and, with the support of Barton Court Academy Trust, the School will be a special place to be educated.

Barton Manor School: Values Aspire, Believe, Achieve

To achieve Barton Manor School’s vision we have established a set of behaviours and characteristics that define how everyone within our community pledges to act; these are the values that we strive to demonstrate and personify on a daily basis.

  • Resilient / risk takers
  • Empathetic
  • Supportive of others
  • Principled
  • Empowered
  • Courageous
  • Thoughtful thinkers

Further details about the role

The School requires a Teaching Assistant for an immediate start to support a number of SEND students. This role is suitable for someone who wishes to pursue a career in teaching and wishes to gain further experience in the workplace or someone who enjoys enabling students to learn and wants to play an integral role in supporting teaching and learning in a school thereby raising the standard of achievement for all students.

Candidates must be excellent communicators, motivated, able to work independently and have good ICT skills. You will be liaising with teachers regarding planning and differentiation of work, support the provision plans of students with EHCP's and in particular those with High Needs Funding. At least 2 years' experience of working closely with SEND students is required.

Commitment to safeguarding

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 any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage. Barton Manor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@bartoncourt.org

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Barton Manor School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
149 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

BCAT is a small, but highly ambitious Academy Trust consisting of 3 secondary schools in Kent, Barton Court Grammar School, The Charles Dickens School and the new free school, Barton Manor School. Barton Manor School, is part of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT), which opened in September 2022 to 150 Year 7 students. The School is designed to be an 11-18 years, co-educational, non-selective school with 5 forms of entry and will grow each year with a new intake into Year 7. The school is planned as a centre of excellence for vocational subjects at KS4 and KS5 along with a joint Sixth Form provision with Barton Court Grammar School offering academic qualifications at Post-16.

Arranging a visit to Barton Manor School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bartoncourt.org.

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